Welcome to Amodeus.vet,
your information page about Feline Hypertension
The Mercury Challenge:
the largest hypertension study ever conducted in cats
Learn more about the Mercury Challenge results by watching the video below
The "Mercury Challenge” was the largest observational study on blood pressure measurement ever conducted in cats over 7 years of age!
More than 10,000 blood pressure measurements were performed in cats across 20 different countries.
What is Hypertension in cats?
As in humans, hypertension (high blood pressure) is a serious disease in cats, which can cause severe damage.
Hypertension means that blood is circulating in the vessels under excessive pressure which can cause bleeding in 4 vital organs.
4 target organs can be damaged
Learn more about Hypertension in cats with AMODEUS by watching the video below
What is Chronic Kidney Disease in cats?
Learn more about Chronic Kidney Disease in cats with AMODEUS by watching the video below
Kidney disease is a common and serious disease in cats. It is often associated with Hypertension. Like hypertension, it remains silent for a long time before symptoms appear. That’s why regular check ups at the veterinary clinic are essential, as Amodeus explains!
Protect your cat from the "Silent Killer"
regular visits to the veterinarian, and a very simple examination to measure Blood Pressure.
Further information about Hypertension and Kidney Disease in cats
For further information on cat hypertension and kidney disease,
- contact your veterinarian
- see the International Cat Care website