Cat Kidney Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

September 14, 2007 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Diseases

Cat kidney disease

Cat kidney disease is rarely diagnosed during life but it is possible to detect renal damage by the following criteria-

  • Clinical signs
  • Estimation of blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine
  • Routine urine analysis and other renal functio tests
  • Renal biopsy
  • Hemotological examination for anemia
  • Cultural examination of blood
  • Histopathology after postmortem examination

Treatment of Cat Kidney Disease

Since kidney disease of cat has a complex etiology, symptoms, treatment has to be resorted to until etiology is established. A course of systemic antibiotics to check bacterial infection followed by fluid and electrolyte therapy and multi-vitamin supplementation will be useful.

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