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    Anyone have a young cat diagnosed with kidney disease?

    So my cat is six years old and while getting a biopsy for something else, they discovered this kidney values had gotten worse over just a couple of weeks (they were normal before) they tested him for a UTI but nothing came up and after a week, his values were still high. He's showing no symptoms...
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    Anyone have experience with IVDD? Intervertebral disc disease?

    I’m having trouble getting clarity on this, I’m not sure what the prognosis is from my vet, as I’m in a really grey area right now and they are sure exactly what’s going on yet. Anyone can lend their experience?
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    Need some urgent advice?

    So we think my cat has had issues with his anal sac (sorry for the unpleasant imagery.) He has long hair and often gets dirty when using the litter box, even when we have his hair clipped. And he's had issues with soft stools before. We've had him checked out by the vet and he prescribed fiber...
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    Help! Not sure if my cat is dying or not

    So my cat, 15 yr old female, has hyperthyroidism and has had issues lately with passing hairballs. We got a new cat last year and he sheds a lot so not sure its that or something going on with her stomach. But last night was the worst episode. She was again struggling to get a hairball out and...
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    New Cat Is Being Jealous And Pushy With Resident Cat...how To Train?

    My new cat is still adjusting to my home and my resident cat. He is still separated from resident cat during the day and we let him out at night when we can supervise. We've been letting them interact for longer and longer. And now, he seems really pushy with her. Alwways getting in her face...
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    Got A New Cat But Have To Leave Town Unexpectedly

    so we have one resident cat and we got a new cat about 2 weeks ago. We started off getting them used to each other’s scents and then started introducing them to each other by letting the new cat out and supervising them for about an hour. This weekend we have left the door open so they aren’t...
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    Freaking Out About Newly Adopted Cat/introduction

    Hi, I had my beloved cat pass away late October and I felt like I might have been ready to take on a new cat and thought my current cat might be missing her brother. She has been meowing a lot at night. Although I don't know what it means for sure and it could be that she wants extra food. (We...
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    Food For Cat With Skin Allergies?

    My cat all her life has had some sort of skin allergy, she bites her stomach and scratches her ears. it also seems to be seasonal, either flaring up when its too hot or cold. we've tried all kinds of hypallegenic foods and while it helps some, it still kicks off. has anyone had success with any...
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    I'm Starting To Get Obsessed With Getting A New Pet But Not Over His Death

    So it's been 2 weeks since my baby died and I'm still grieving. I want to fill the void and adopt a new cat or dog even though I still have another cat. Like getting really obsessed with wanting one right now. I even found a cat that looks like my baby and from the description, acts like him...
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    Anyone Believe In Signs From Afterlife? What Do You Think Of This?

    I lost my cat last Tuesday. I'm in agony right now so I know I might sound a bit nuts to some but yesterday I saw some things which gave me hope. The biggest thing that is getting me is not knowing where he is. I asked for a sign yesterday morning and pretty much all day was asking for...
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    Dreaded Talk: It Might Be Time To Put Him Down And I'm Dying Inside

    My 17 yr old cat has a lot of things going on, heart disease, CRF and thickened intestines. He's been declining ever since we put him on a chemo pill which we stopped 2 weeks ago. But we think the chemo pill made his kidney values skyrocket. He had a seizure last week and had a bigger one last...
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    Anyone Have Experience With Giving Chlorambucil To Cat With Kidney And Heart Disease?

    So my 17 year old man has a lot going on, heart disease, kidney disease, and he has thickened intestines which we arent sure are IBD or cancer. So my vet prescribed chlorambucil and he has taken a sharp turn for the worst. For a week or 2 he was fine but then his appetite decrease, even with an...
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    Hyperthyroidism Question, And New Vet Doesnt Think My Cat Had It?

    So my cat was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism two years ago. He has that along with HCM so gets his blood work done a lot. Anyway, last year around November, after a cold his thyroid was too low. And since then we've struggled to get the right balance. Now, for the past six months or so, any...
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    Should I Dump This Vet?

    We just moved to NYC and found a vet with good reviews. Most of them were more about good bedside manner than actual health though. Anyway, my cat (who has HCM and hyperthyroidism) has seemed way better since we moved. Put on weight, more alert and active. We took him for his usual blood test...
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    Update on traveling with a cat with HCM

    So my husband has been asked to move to the US from the UK for his job. I'm from the US and have been dying to move back so it seems perfect. We are moving in about a month. The only issue is my cat who is 15 (and I have posted about previously) he has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and...
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    Did my cat faint or pass a blot clot?

    My cat has HCM which we've known for about a year. Last year, he got saddle thrombus, almost went into cardiac arrest and passed several clots. But he managed to survive it and the past year has been without incident thanks to his medication. We had gone out of town and he's been difficult with...
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    Vets puzzled. anyone else had this same situation and shed some light?

    my cat has had hyperthyroidism and HCM for the past year. All during the year he was stabilizing and improving but in the past few months, he seems on the decline and the vets are puzzled. First, our boiler was broken for a couple of weeks and the useless landlords took forever to fix it but in...
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    Traveling with a cat who has heart problems

    Hi all, I'd really like some advice on traveling with a sick cat. My cat Wamba is 15 years old and last year had a very rough year in that he was diagnosed with hypothyroidism, HCM, had several blood clots and saddle thrombus and nearly went into cardiac arrest. This was last October and he...
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    Saddle thrombus-recovery?

    Hi, new here and just wondering if anyone here has had a cat survive saddle thrombus? Ours had possibly 3 blood clots last weekend, only one of which affected his back legs, he didn't seem to be in a lot of pain and regained full use of his legs days later. Also, his last clot, he lifted his...
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