Cats, especially overweight ones, can develop a severe liver disease called hepatic lipidosis if they don't eat enough calories for days to weeks. As a lack of nutrients is the cause of this condition, aggressive nutritional support is required to treat it. Hepatic lipidosis can be prevented by monitoring cat's intake and seeking medical attention promptly if appetite decreases. ...
The accumulation of too much copper in the liver is a common cause of liver disease in some breeds of dog. Both medications and diet are used to manage this condition in dogs....