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Old November 13th, 2008, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by ferrari2325 View Post
I have a coworker who recently had to euthanize her cat due to hyper thyroid, causing heart failure, and alot of the symptoms her cat was showing over a prolonged period are very similar to mine.
Hyperthyroid is basically the result of a tumor on the thyroid gland (and is also easily treated with meds - I'm sorry that your coworker chose to pts) and is more typical of older (8+) cats. I think IBD and/or stomatitis are much more likely scenarios.
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