Cat Health Answers!
Solutions to common cat health problems can be found in this section. You can now safely, naturally and effectively treat your cat at home with veterinary pet care.
There are common chronic pet health problems that respond well to the more natural treatments. Modern medicine is great for emergency care and fixing broken bones, but not so well suited to problems of cat health such as allergies.
In the cat health section I will give detailed information on the most common problems of pet health I see in cats as well as specific solutions that YOU can use at home!!!
The pet health topics include information on Abscesses and Bite Wounds, Allergies, Flea Control, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Urinary Tract Disease and Kidney Disease.
Let's go on the path to improving cat health...
ABSCESSES AND BITE WOUNDS
Cats are territorial animals and will fight with other cats to establish territory or to defend existing territory. As a result, fight wounds are common in cats. These wounds frequently result in an infection that can be quite debilitating, especially if left untreated.
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The most common sign is itching of the skin, either localized (one area) or generalized (all over your cat). Your cat may have coughing, sneezing, and/or wheezing. Sometimes, there may be an associated nasal or ocular (eye) discharge. Some cats have vomiting or diarrhea. Most cats have noticeable hair loss, epecially at the tail base in flea allergy. Food allergy often shows up as severe itching at the face.
For more information click here: Cat Allergies
Diabetes is an increasingly common problem in cats. This article is very thorough, explaining the cause, signs, diagnosis and treatment. There are some specific at home remedies that you can use for cat diabetes.
For more information click here: Pet Diabetes
Successful flea control has two aspects. Fleas must be controlled on your cat, and fleas must be controlled in your cat's environment. Since cats and dogs share the same fleas, the presence of a dog in your cat's environment makes flea control much more difficult.
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We have all seen it – soft liquidy poop found in a pile on the rug under the kitchen table. In some cases of diarrhea there may be only small amounts of mucous, but frequent straining. At times diarrhea can be an ongoing problem.
For more information click here: Cat Diarrhea
URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS
Urinary tract infections and problems are very common in cats. The cause are many, but fortunately there are a number of things You can do at home to prevent and treat the problem.
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Kidney failure is a common condition for many cats over the age of 10. You may have noticed that your cat was drinking more water, and subsequent blood tests by your veterinarian diagnosed kidney failure. There are some things that you can do at home.
For more information click here: Kidney Failure
VOMITING IN CATS
Having a cat throw up is a common occurence, but when it becomes frequent,(such as more than
once weekly), then its time to invetigate the cause. There are some very common causes of vomiting along with a
number of at home remedies.
HYPERTHYROID DISEASE IN CATS
If your older cat has an increased appetite, but is losing weight, there is a good possibility that she is hyperthroid. This means her thyroid gland is producing an excess of thyroid hormone, which produces a variety of signs and problems, including weight loss, heart disease, high blood pressure, increased drinking and liver disease.
For more information click here: Hyperthyroid Disease in Cats
If you suspect that your pet has been poisoned, it is important to identify the toxin, contact your veterinarian and perform specific preventive measures at home. Click here: Pet POISONING
BACK AND DISC PROBLEMS
Back problems are a common pet health diagnosis, although your pet may only show signs of
reluctance to move and have a hunched abdomen. Most cases of back discomfort are related to the intervertebral
discs which put pressure on the spinal cord. For more information click here:
Back and Disc Problems