- Health Library
- PetMD U
The underlying cause of the high blood pressure will be treated first. Otherwise, the cat will probably be on medication to control the blood pressure indefinitely. The medication of choice is either a calcium channel blocker or a beta-blocker. As to cat's diet, the veterinarian may recommend food that are lower in sodium.
Blood pressure should be checked regularly, and some lab tests may be ordered by your veterinarian to measure your cat’s reactions to the medication.
A gland found in the neck of humans and animals that secretes glands responsible for metabolic rate, calcitonin, and others.
The failure of the kidneys to perform their proper functions
High blood pressure
The amount of pressure applied by the blood on the arteries.