The Veterinary Hospital – Spring Newsletter 2018

Cats normally appear quite relaxed creatures, but our feline friends can suffer from hypertension, more commonly known as high blood pressure. This can occur in those who have an underlying problem such as diabetes, over-active thyroid gland, heart or kidney disease. Older cats may also develop hypertension, and this can unfortunately cause suddenblindness , because the retina becomes damaged through high pressure in the blood vessels.

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