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What are normal t4 levels in cats

Your cat's t4 levels should be between 0.5-1.5 (micro) IUs per day.

What is hyperthyroidism?

Thyroid disease occurs when the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormone helps the body to work and helps regulate the body's metabolism.

There are many different types of hyperthyroidism. The most common is called "overactivity" hyperthyroidism. This is when your cat's thyroid gland is working too hard.

Your cat may show signs of hyperthyroidism when the levels of t4 are high. Your cat may have a fast heart rate, a fast breathing rate, a fast temperature and weight loss.

What is hypothyroidism?

Thyroid disease occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone.

Your cat may show signs of hypothyroidism when the levels of t4 are low. Your cat may have a slow heart rate, a slow breathing rate, a slow temperature and weight loss.

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