Please note: Due to current circumstances we have had to make some alterations to how we work. We ask that when you arrive at the clinic please remain outside the building , or in your car, and call reception to notify us you have arrived. We are currently allowing one owner per animal into each consultation.
If you have any questions about how we are managing this situation, please call a receptionist to discuss. Thank you for your patience and understanding in this challenging time.
Hyperthyroidism or an over active thyroid is a common condition of older cats. A small and normally benign growth on the thyroid gland causes it to release too much hormone. This results in a metabolism stuck in 5th gear when it should be ticking along in 2nd gear! Your cat may have an elevated heart rate and blood pressure, may be starving hungry but lose weight despite eating everything in sight, may have increased thirst, be passing increased amount of urine or have diarr