After many years together, finding out that your cat has a chronic disease can be very distressing.

Many cat owners are aware that cats can suffer from chronic kidney disease, but it is always a real shock to hear that your beloved companion has been diagnosed with this common disease.

Chronic kidney disease is a progressive condition, but the rate of progression can vary markedly between individual cats. Some cats live many years but there is usually a gradual worsening of clinical signs with time. The sooner a diagnosis has been made and appropriate treatment started, the better able your vet will be to help your cat.

Chronic kidney disease develops over a period of many months, and it is quite common for owners to have not noticed any clinical signs in their cats when they are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.

The good news is that there are many reasons to remain positive.

Firstly, your vet may prescribe Semintra® for your cat.

Semintra® is an oral solution that has been specifically designed for cats and contains a medicine called telmisartan. Semintra® helps to reduce the amount of protein lost in your cat’s urine. Losing too much protein in the urine is associated with a shorter life expectancy in cats suffering from chronic kidney disease.

More information can be found at this website or by downloading this leaflet.

Contact your local CareVets Veterinarian to discuss whether Semintra® is right for your Cat.