Today, we subjected our cat to “humane euthanasia.” Even though I know it was the right decision for a whole bunch of reasons, many of which are probably not the “obvious” ones that you may be thinking, there’s something about it (a lot about it, in fact) that just doesn’t seem right.

Insights into Veterinary Endocrinology: Q&A: Trouble Regulating Hyperthyroid Cat with Methimazole

Hyperthyroidism
Hyperthyroidism (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This all brings up another important point. We should always tell the cat owner that hyperthyroidism is caused by a thyroid tumor, and that this tumor will grow and grow with time.

via Insights into Veterinary Endocrinology: Q & A: Trouble Regulating Hyperthyroid Cat with Methimazole.