Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is the most commonly diagnosed cardiac
disease in cats.
Estimated prevalence of HCM in cats is about 15%. In older cats, the prevalence is much higher, with up to 29% reported.
The heart is like a pump that sends blood around the body.
Normal heart feeding a constant stream of energy for your cats.
Thickened heart muscle reduces the amount of blood the heart can hold and blocks the blood flow resulting in insufficient energy supply and other symptoms due to ischemia.
Keep a healthy diet, buy cat foods from trusted stores, and ensure a sufficient taurine intake.
Minimize stress response behaviors in the cat.
Take it to the vet immediately if your cats is showing:
Findings: Gallop rhythm or heart murmurs
Disadvantage: Heart murmurs have a low correlation with incidences of HCM
Findings: Enlarged heart or fluid on the heart
Disadvantage: Insensitive to mild or moderate heart changes
Findings: Rise in NT-ProBNP
Disadvantage: High correlation with heart failure, low correlation with cardiomyopathy
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Early diagnoses and treatments for feline HCM are essential.
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