Labored Breathing In Cats With Kidney Failure. Breathing disorders can come in several forms and for several reasons. Suddenly losing a cat is a traumatic event.
When your cat or dog has labored breathing it means that they are not just out of breath but actually struggling to breathe. Sometimes cats can make a complete recovery from aki. Heartworm can easily cause breathing problems in cats.
While kidney disease is manageable in cats, it is a progressive disease that will cause your cat to decline in health over time.
Heartworm can easily cause breathing problems in cats. Kidneys are more easily palpable in cats (meaning, they’re easy to feel by your vet during a physical exam) while normal kidneys may be difficult to feel in most dogs (though sometimes the left kidney may be palpable). The most important one is simply age. Many things can cause acute kidney failure, including poison (such as antifreeze and lilies), low blood and oxygen flow to the kidneys, a ruptured bladder, bacterial infections, and obstruction in the kidneys.