Questions tagged [heart-health]

Do not create another tag for a specific heart condition, without asking in meta. For questions related to any heart/cardiac issues a pet may have, including heart disease and heart failure. https://pets.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2183/should-heart-failure-be-renamed-heart-disease

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Should I be concerned that my cat is breathing fast?

My cat is breathing fast (and occasionally panting with an open mouth). It's not associated with exercise (he's just sitting on the couch) What could be the cause of this?
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Does purring affect my cat's breathing rate?

Hunter was recently diagnosed with restrictive cardiomyopathy (a heart condition that led to fluid accumulating in his heart and lungs). We were instructed to monitor his condition by measuring his ...