Did your vet check for hyperthyroidism? I did a little web surfing, and read
that hyperthyroidism will cause an enlarged thyroid, and also increases the
*** supply to the kidneys, though I don't know whether that will actually
enlarge the kidneys. Here are a couple of web sites on it:
Something that causes enlargement of the kidneys is Polycystic Kidney Disease
(PKD). I haven't seen anything about it causing enlargement in the thyroid,
but maybe your kitty has multiple problems? Anyway, here is a web site that
has a whole section of links to information on PKD:
Good luck with your kitty, I hope she gets better soon. Let us know what you
> Suddenly (within 18 days) our Cat (female tabby) changed from
> higly active to slomeness.
> After consulting the local vet we noticed that her thyroid and kidneys were
> considerable bigger than usual.
> At the same time she started to have eye problems wich results in
> absents of any iris activity.
> For now the cat is treated with penicilin cure.
> My question to all of you:
> Does anybody recognize those symptons?
> If so, can you please reply on this newsgroup or
> Thanks too from my cat!