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Cat Diarrhea

…determine whether or not your cats diarrhea is a cause for real concern, there are a number of signs that you can look for. First of all, if your pets diarrhea is persistent or is causing your cat a great deal of distress, consult with a veterinarian. Furthermore, there are several symptoms and warning signs that may suggest that your cat is suffering from a more serious, underlying condition. For example, if your cat has a and has as well as…

Cat Vomiting

Cats vomit for a variety of reasons ranging from severe ailments to disenchanted digestion. With all pets, an occasional episode of expulsion is not abnormal and is experienced by every cat owner.Signs and Symptoms A general rule for pet owners to follow is to pay attention to the frequency and afterward actions of your feline to ascertain the severity of the vomiting. For example, if your cat vomits infrequently and resumes normal activity and…

Cat Worms

…mother cat to her kittens through her milk or placenta. If worms are passed through the placenta, a kitten will become infected even before birth. An infected mother cat may also have eggs in her coat, which her kittens can pick up when they come in contact with her. Since mother to kitten transmission of worms occurs very frequently, mother cats and their young should be routinely treated for worms. There are also many ways for adult cats to…

Cat Mites

…they administer prednisone. There is one chemical that is very effective for this. Ivermectin which has been a popular deworming medicine for many years is also effective against mites. This is also the active ingredient in HeartGuard which is a preventative. Chemicals that will work on dogs can be very lethal to cats. Do not give any of the "normal" treatments to your cat. Consult with your veterinarian before administering treatment to your…

Cat Hematochezia

…tests will be performed. There will be a complete blood count and a coagulation test to see how efficiently your cats blood is clotting.Treatment • Initial treatment will include fluid therapy if your cat is dehydrated. • If the bleeding is the result of parasites, deworming medication will be given. • Antibiotics will be ordered for bacterial infections • Your vet may order medication to slow down the movement of the bowel and decrease bowel…

Cat Coughs

…specific trigger or illness can then be implemented. For example, if your cats problem is the result of a bacterial infection or infestation of worms, antibiotics or deworming medications may well be necessary. On the other hand, if allergies or hairballs are the cause, reduced exposure to the triggering irritant or regular grooming and high-fiber foods may be helpful. In many cases, cat cough medicine will be a very beneficial treatment option,…

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