The first sign of chronic kidney failure in cats is often frequent urination, coupled with an excessive need to drink water, says WebMD. The first signs of acute kidney failure in cats are refusal to eat, vomiting, listl... More » Pets & Animals Pets Cats

Weight loss, vomiting, increased intake of water, increased urination and decreased appetite are signs of kidney failure in cats, according to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Mouth ulcers, bad breath, ... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Signs of kidney failure and thyroid problems in older cats include frequent urination, diarrhea, bloody urine, excessive thirst and hyperactivity, states WebMD. Older cats are more likely to develop chronic kidney proble... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health
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