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Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Like Pushing the Pedal to the Metal

Hyperthyroidism is the most common hormonal disorder diagnosed in cats. It occurs when the thyroid glands, located in your cat’s neck, stop “listening” to the normal regulatory control of the pituitary gland in the brain and begin to produce excess thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone helps regulate metabolism and control normal bodily processes. Think of it… Read more »

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