Signs of Liver Problems in Cats

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Liver problems are more common in older cats, but can effect cats of all ages. Only your veterinarian can accurately diagnose liver problems through diagnostic tests. Should your cat have liver problems, he will most likely need to be on a modified diet for the remainder of his life.

Vomiting

Your cat may experience episodes of vomiting after meals as a symptom of liver disease.

Light Colored Stools

A sign of liver problems is light colored fecal material. Abdominal swelling or diarrhea may also occur.

Poor Appetite

If you cat is experiencing liver problems you may notice that his appetite has decreased.

Jaundice

Your cat may show signs of yellowing of the skin or eyes if he has liver problems.

Anorexia

Your cat may stop eating all together and this in turn causes the body to send stored fat to the liver to process for energy. Your can may then develop fatty liver disease.

Lethargy

If your cat is having liver problems, he may have a decrease in his energy level.

Epilepsy

Your cat may experience seizures due to liver problems.

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