Thanks, I'll ask about this. We have tested him a couple times because she thought she felt something a bit odd last time. We had just tested him a few months before but tested again. I'll confirm which tests she has done.
Amy --- On Thu, 6/18/09, Belinda Sauro <ma...@bemikitties.com> wrote: > From: Belinda Sauro <ma...@bemikitties.com> > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Losing weight > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Date: Thursday, June 18, 2009, 9:22 PM > Hi Amy, > A regular T4 thyroid test sometimes won't give a high > reading until it gets fairly high. Fred always tested > normal but my vet could feel a small nodule on his thyroid > and we kept an eye on it. When he went in for his > physical a year later she felt it had gotten slightly bigger > so we did another thyroid test but we did the T4 and the T > FREE 4 also. The T4 was within normal range and the T > FREE 4 was very slightly high. We caught it very early > and he had the radio iodine treatment. > > Some of Fred's symptoms were, he was always hungry, every > time I got up to do anything he would get up and follow me, > just in case I was going in the kitchen. He ate a lot > of food but never gained any weight. He also would > howl sometimes. He drank a lot and peed a lot but the > was because he also had kidney issues which we diagnosed at > the same time as when we found out about the hyper-t. > > -- > Belinda > happiness is being owned by cats ... > > http://bemikitties.com > > http://BelindaSauro.com > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org