Signs Of Potential Kidney Problems

The following is a list of signs to watch for that may indicate that your cat may have a kidney problem.

  • increase or decrease in normal water consumption
  • increase or decrease in normal urine output
  • blood in urine
  • diarrhea
  • vomiting
  • weight loss and anorexia
  • sensitivity or pain in back, near kidney (for example the cat may have a hunched posture)
  • dull haircoat
  • fever
  • excessive shedding
  • joint pain
  • lethargy
  • tongue discoloration
  • mouth ulcers
  • halitosis

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  1. Pat Fuidge says:

    Mt cat does have kidney problems and is on medication under the local vet. He does not like the renal cat food I buy at the vets. Are you able to advise the type of food he should be eating. Thank you

  2. This was a very good and useful article. I enjoyed it a lot.

  3. A great post there. Not every know that they should look for these signs and don’t associate liver failure, cancer etc with pets.