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Hyperthyroidism

What is hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid glands) is a very common disorder of older cats. It is caused by an increase in production of thyroid hormones from the thyroid glands, which are situated in the neck. Thyroid hormones are responsible…

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Constipation

Constipation is a term used to describe absent, infrequent or difficult passage of faeces (stools). When constipation occurs, faeces are retained longer than normal in the colon or rectum (large bowel), and as a result the faeces tends to become…

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