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Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism in Cats


Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism in Cats Hyperthyroidism is a disease of the thyroid gland that multiplies the number of its cells, causing its enlargement and hyperproduction of the thyroid hormones. Usually, the enlargement of the thyroid gland is benign; only 2 percent of cats can suffer from thyroid carcinoma. Fortunately, this disease rarely affects young cats. Typically, it appears in cats older than 10 years. Although experts still do not know what exactly causes hyperthyroidism, there are some factors that can […]