Fatty Liver Disease in Cats, Causes and Treatment

Learn about Fatty Liver in Cats, Causes and Treatment. The Cat Hospital of Kamloops BC is Your Kamloops Veterinary Clinic Just for Cats.
Fatty liver disease is part of why it’s important that your cat eats every day. Fatty liver occurs when there is an accumulation of fat in the liver which replaces healthy liver tissue. This is usually concurrent with other diseases. This can be caused by a number of things, including a poor diet, anorexia, obesity, or certain medical conditions. Research has shown that fatty liver disease can start in felines after only 3 days of inappetence. If left untreated, fatty liver disease can lead to a number of other health problems, including liver damage, kidney disease, and even death. If you think your cat may have fatty liver, it is important to seek professional medical help right away.