Excessive drinking, or polydipsia, is an important but non-specific sign of disease.
Once your vet has established that your pet is drinking too much, they will generally need to carry out a range of tests to narrow the diagnosis down. The main issues that will concern your vet are:
Kidney issues are most commonly seen in older cats, but can affect a large range of age groups and species.
By Emma Pearson
Snow is falling as we write, which means it must be time to tackle all the winter worries that come along at this time of year for your pets.
Here are a few simple tips to keep your pet safe: