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Category: heart diseases
Ventricular septal defect (VSD) is one of the more common congenital heart defects in cats. It is sometimes referred to as a ‘hole in the …

It is important that your vet can recognise the early stages of heart failure (and therefore when to begin therapy, if necessary). Investigations …

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has long been known to be a problem in people and is being increasingly recognised in pets. Hypertension is …

There are many different heart problems that can affect cats. Some of these affect the rhythm of the heart beat and one such condition is atrial …

Heart disease is increasingly common in cats, probably because their average life expectancy has increased due to improved veterinary care. Some …

Cats may be struck ‘out of the blue’ by a blood clot resulting in dramatic signs (sudden onset of lameness and pain) and potentially …

Bringing a new kitten into the family is an exciting time and should a time of great joy. It can be particularly distressing to find that your …

Cardiomyopathy is a disease affecting the heart muscle. There are two main forms of the disease – hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and …