“Dr. Greg Nelson directs surgery at Central Veterinary Associates in Valley Stream, N.Y. He stressed that — just as in humans — cats can be seriously affected by an off-kilter thyroid.
‘In cats, this can result in kidney disease and failure, heart disease, high blood pressure and an increased risk of thromboembolism [blood clots in internal organs],” Nelson explained. “It’s especially important to investigate these substances as they are in many consumer products.'”
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