Treatment for patients suffering from kidney disorders is often supportive or symptomatic. Without a kidney transplant, there is no cure for developmental or congenital kidney disease. Cats with high blood pressure should be switched to a low salt diet, and cats with chronic kidney failure should have phosphorous restricted and protein intake moderately restricted.
Your veterinarian will schedule follow-up appointments for your cat to monitor the progression of the kidney disease. Animals with developmental or congenital kidney disease should not be bred; neutering is highly advised under these conditions.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
Eliminating or the material that has actually been eliminated
A condition in which growth and development are not up to normal standards
The amount of pressure applied by the blood on the arteries.