What Is Kidney Disease?
Kidney Disease, also known as “Chronic Renal Disease” & “Chronic Renal Failure”.
Over a period (months, years) your cat’s kidneys begin to gradually deteriorate and unfortunately is commonly seen in senior cats.
What Do The Kidneys Do?
The kidneys filter through blood to remove the waste materials and keep the good substances such as serum in the bloodstream. They also regulate calcium, vitamin D, regulate sodium levels (maintain healthy blood pressure). They secrete a hormone called erythropoietin which stimulates bone marrow to produce red blood cells.