Feline hyperthyroidism can often be mistaken for changes that accompany aging in cats. Unfortunately, this means that many pet owners leave the condition untreated.Doing so can cause pain and anguish for the cat – and may even be fatal.
Feline hyperthyroidism is treatable and can be completely cured if spotted early.
Veterinarians who have seen cats with untreated feline hyperthyroidism often see cats that:
To spare your cat the serious medical problems that can arise from leaving feline hyperthyroidism untreated, it is important to begin treatment as soon as possible. Contact your veterinarian immediately if and when symptoms are spotted.
Your veterinarian may recommend Radioactive Iodine Therapy for your cat's hyperthyroidism. This therapy is the most effective treatment option for treating feline hyperthyroidism.
In this treatment:
This type of treatment is considered the most desirable because:
Never leave feline hyperthyroidism untreated. If your cat is exhibiting symptoms of feline hyperthyroidism, please contact your veterinarian immediately.