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Cushing's disease (hyperadrenocorticism)

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Cushing's disease (hyperadrenocorticism)

Cushing's disease (also called 'hyperadrenocorticism' by vets) is rare in cats. Although it is a severe disease it causes subtle changes in the early stages and many owners do not recognise the signs. Instead, the changes caused by the disease may be confused with ageing.

What is Cushing's disease?

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What causes Cushing's disease?

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How would I know if my cat has Cushing's disease?

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Common signs of Cushing's disease

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How will my vet diagnose the disease?

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How can the disease be treated?

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Is it worth treating my pet?

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