Feline kidney failure, also known as uremia, is the buildup of toxic waste in the kidneys due to their inability to remove the waste from the blood. Kidney failure is the leading cause of death in house cats; the conditi... More »

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According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, symptoms of feline renal failure include loss of appetite, weight loss, vomiting, lethargy, dehydration, mouth ulcers, constipation, diarrhea, c... More »

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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 »

Blood in feline urine can be a sign of a condition called hematuria in young cats, while it is sometimes a sign of cancer in older cats, states petMD. Bloody urine can also be a sign that the cat has feline lower urinary... More »

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Renal failure or dysfunction, also referred to as renal insufficiency or kidney failure, is a condition whereby the kidneys fail to filter toxic and waste materials from the body, according to WebMD. The two forms of ren... More »

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Kidney failure, or chronic kidney disease, has five stages that are based on the kidneys function as measured by the Glomerular filtration rate, or GFR, states The Renal Association. In stage one, kidneys still function ... More »

Blood and urine tests may show if the kidneys are leaking abnormal amounts of protein waste; this possibly indicates failing kidney function, according to WebMD. Tests can be performed to check creatinine and blood urea ... More »