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Common Problems with Aging Cats Hill's Pet

802-2196-41459 hours ago30 Subtle Signs Something's Wrong with Your Cat

1. Changes in their eating habits. While many cats are picky eaters to begin with, if your cat has a sudden change in his or her dietary habits, it's likely ...
2. Extreme fatigue. Cats are pretty sleepy as it is, and often snooze for up to 16 hours on the daily. ...
3. Excessive grooming. ...
4. Dull fur. ...
5. Walking in circles. ...
6. Increased thirst. ...
7. Hiding. ...
8. Avoiding people. ...
9. Lowered Heart Rate. Depending on its age and what it's doing, the average cat's heart beats 140 to 220 beats per minute.
10. Lowered Respiration. A healthy cat takes an average of 20 to 30 breaths per minute. ...
11. Drop in Body Temperature. As a cat's organs begin to fail, the body also cools, especially the extremities. ...
12. Anorexia. ...
13. Foul Odor. ...
14. Incontinence. ...

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Cat Health Symptoms Listed AtoZ WebMD

6 hours agoWebMD provides comprehensive cat health information covering a wide variety of symptoms affecting your pet.

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18 Signs That Your Cat Is Sick The Spruce Pets

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1. Vomiting on occasion is not a concern. However, anything more than this warrants a trip to the veterinarian.
2. Diarrhea may indicate dietary indiscretion, intestinal parasites, and a variety of other problems. Left untreated, diarrhea can lead to dehydration and further intestinal inflammation.
3. Loss of appetite can be normal for cats but it still should not be ignored. If your cat skips the occasional meal but otherwise eats normally, then you should watch closely for trends.
4. Increased appetite may also be a concern, especially if it comes on suddenly in an older cat. Hyperthyroidism may be the explanation, but your vet will need to run tests to be sure.
5. Weight changes in cats are always concerning, whether it's gain or loss. Either might be a sign of an underlying health problem. Weight loss is more urgent in the short term whereas weight gain is usually more harmful over time.
6. Lethargy is a sign of a problem, even if it's subtle. Contact your vet if your cat seems to be lying around a lot, sleeping more than usual, or just generally has a low energy level.
7. Increased thirst can mean many things in cats. Most often it means there is a problem with the kidneys or urinary tract. Many owners never even see their cats drink water.
8. Changes in urination are always important to address. They often indicate a urinary tract issue or kidney problem. If you notice a change in frequency or quantity of urine, inappropriate urination, or blood in the urine, schedule a vet appointment.
9. Changes in breathing like wheezing, rapid breathing, shortness of breath, and raspy breathing should never be ignored. If your cat is not breathing normally, it may be best to go to an emergency clinic.
10. Discharge from eyes or nose indicates a possible upper respiratory infection. This can make your cat feel ill and stop eating. It may be contagious to other cats in your home.

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Symptoms of Cat Health Problems Cat Appy

8 hours agoSymptoms of Cat Health Problems. Your responsibility towards your pet does not stop at just feeding or walking it. You are also responsible for its health and wellbeing. Here is a guide to help you know the symptoms of some common health problems that may affect your cat.

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6 Most Common Cat Health Problems WebMD

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1. Vomiting. Vomiting is a very common problem with cats with a multitude of causes. They range from eating something poisonous or inedible (like string), to infection, urinary tract disease, or diabetes to hairballs.
2. Feline Lower Urinary Tract Diseases (FLUTD) Some estimates say as many as 3% of cats seen by vets have feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD), which is actually a group of feline diseases with multiple causes.
3. Fleas. Fleas are a very common external feline health problem. But it's one you can easily treat. Signs your cat has fleas include: Flea dirt on its skin (they look like tiny black dots)
4. Tapeworms. One of the most common feline health problems inside your cat, tapeworms live in kitty's small intestine and sometimes grow as long as 2 feet.
5. Diarrhea. Many things can cause diarrhea in cats, including intestinal parasites, spoiled food, allergies, infection, liver disease, cancer, and more.
6. Eye Problems. Eye problems in cats can be caused by a number of things, including conjunctivitis, corneal ulcer, cataracts, glaucoma, trauma, viruses, inflammation, and retinal disease.

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Cat Illness Symptoms: A Guide For Cat Lovers

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Cat Symptom Checker Vet Help Direct

6 hours agoOur cat symptom checker is a quick way to identify potential causes and what you should do next. Firstly, identify what’s wrong and select the symptom from the drop-down options below. Next, answer the interactive questions. Finally, we’ll give you a recommendation based on the severity of the illness (from low to high).

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The Top 10 Cat Health Problems Everyday Health

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1. Common Cat Illness No. 1: Lower Urinary Tract Disease. Feline lower urinary tract disease, or FLUTD, encompasses a number of different conditions that can affect a cat’s bladder and urethra.
2. Common Cat Illness No. 2: Infectious Diseases. “The most common infections in cats are respiratory in nature,” says Beaver. “Some can be prevented with vaccinations.”
3. Common Cat Illness No. 3: Cancer. Lymphosarcoma, a cancer of the lymph system that can be associated with the feline leukemia virus, is the most common type of cancer in cats.
4. Common Cat Illness No. 4: Heartworm Disease. “The cat is not a normal host for heartworm,” says Beaver. Some cats might not show any symptoms, while others may have signs such as coughing, respiratory problems, and vomiting.
5. Common Cat Illness No. 5: Fleas. Fleas are parasites that feed on your pet’s blood. Some signs that a cat has fleas include scratching, hair loss, and bald patches where the cat licked excessively, says Beaver.
6. Common Cat Illness No. 6: Kidney Disease. Kidney problems in cats reduce their ability to excrete waste into their urine, leading to a dangerous build-up of toxins in the bloodstream.
7. Common Cat Illness No. 7: Dental Disease. Symptoms of dental disease in cats often involve difficulty eating, bad breath, and a change in chewing habits.
8. Common Cat Illness No. 8: Fractures. Contrary to popular belief, cats can get hurt even when they fall from one- or two-story windows. This is because the short distance of the fall does not give them time to adjust their bodies so that they can fall correctly.
9. Common Cat Illness No. 9: Vomiting and Diarrhea in Cats. Vomiting and diarrhea in cats is usually associated with something they ate, says Beaver. It could be from eating a food or plant that didn’t agree with them or eating too quickly, or it could be a sign of something more serious, such as an illness or an infection.
10. Common Cat Illness No. 10: Obesity. Obesity is a common cat health issue today, and it increases your cat’s risk for a number of ailments such as joint pain, diabetes, and liver problems.

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Common Cat Diseases ASPCA

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1. Cancer. Cancer is a class of diseases in which cells grow uncontrollably, invade surrounding tissue and may spread to other areas of the body. As with people, cats can get various kinds of cancer.
2. Diabetes. Diabetes in cats is a complex disease caused by either a lack of the hormone insulin or an inadequate response to insulin. After a cat eats, her digestive system breaks food into various components, including glucose—which is carried into her cells by insulin.
3. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Cats infected with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) may not show symptoms until years after the initial infection occurred.
4. Feline Leukemia Virus (FelV) First discovered in the 1960s, feline leukemia virus is a transmittable RNA retrovirus that can severely inhibit a cat’s immune system.
5. Heartworm. Spread by infected mosquitoes, heartworm is increasingly being recognized as an underlying cause of health problems in domestic cats. Cats are an atypical host for heartworms.
6. High-Rise Syndrome. Many pet parents eagerly open their windows to enjoy the weather during the summer months. Unfortunately, unscreened windows pose a real danger to cats, who fall out of them so often that the veterinary profession has a name for the complaint—High-Rise Syndrome.
7. Rabies. Rabies is a viral disease that affects the brain and spinal cord of all mammals, including cats, dogs and humans. This preventable disease has been reported in every state except Hawaii.
8. Ringworm. Although the name suggests otherwise, ringworm isn’t caused by a worm at all—but a fungus that can infect the skin, hair and nails. Not uncommon in cats, this highly contagious disease can lead to patchy, circular areas of hair loss with central red rings.
9. Upper Respiratory Infections. A cat’s upper respiratory tract—the nose, throat and sinus area—is susceptible to infections caused by a variety of viruses and bacteria.
10. Worms. Cats can acquire a variety of intestinal parasites, including some that are commonly referred to as “worms.” Infestations of intestinal worms can cause a variety of symptoms.

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Diagnosing Cat Illnesses and Symptoms VetInfo

2 hours agoCat illnesses may be manifested in various ways: lack of appetite, weight loss, hiding behavior, vomiting, diarrhea, depression or behavior changes.The cat illnesses may be diagnosed judging by a few symptoms, but there is also need for a few tests to …

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Cat Illness Warning Signs: What Symptoms to Look For

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1. General Signs of Cat Illness. Coughing. Sneezing. Nasal Discharge. Drooling. Lethargy. Fever. Excessive vomiting. Blood in vomit. Evidence of worms in vomit. Any signs of pain or tenderness.
2. Changes in Appetite or Thirst. Difficulty chewing or eating or swallowing. Loss of appetite. Increased thirst. Failure to drink. Hovering over the drinking bowl but refusing to drink.
3. Problems with Urination and Defecation. Blood in urine. Difficulty urinating* Excessive Urination (combined with excessive thirst) Howling or crying out when using the litter box.
4. Behavioral Changes. As I've mentioned elsewhere (and I can't stress this enough). A significant change in your cat's behavior or habits could be a medical problem and warrants a vet visit.
5. Eye Problems. Clear, bright eyes are often a sign of good health. They may also be a sign of youth. In contrast, as a cat ages, the eyes tend to look more cloudy or hazy.
6. Mouth Problems. Ulceration of the mouth. Bad breath. Pallor of lips and gums. Abnormal growths.
7. Skin and Hair Issues. Skin growths. Oily appearance to the skin and coat. Dandruff or skin flaking or scaling. Lumps or nodules under the skin. Any kind of swelling.
8. More about Cat Illnesses. Cat health problems are many and varied, and feline illness symptoms, like that in humans, often overlap. Your cat can develop bacterial infections and viruses such as a cold or flu just like you can.

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Dog and Cat Symptom Checker PetCoach

Just NowSymptom checker Find fast and accurate answers to your dog or cat’s troubling health symptoms. Symptom Checker helps you quickly pinpoint your pet’s area of concern and offers veterinary explanations and advice to help manage health problems.

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Common Cat Health Problems and Solutions

1 hours agoBelow are some of the more common health problems among cats, their symptoms and solutions. Feline Leukemia Virus. What is Feline Leukemia Virus (FelV)? FelV is a virus that suppresses a cat’s immune system and can lead to other problems like kidney disease, anemia and cancer. It is most commonly a fatal disease.

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Cat Illness Cat Diseases Cat Health Problems & Symptoms

5 hours agoCats with FIV may remain free of symptoms for years. It is when the cat contracts other illnesses in the chronic stage of FIV infection that FIV is first suspected. This long list of illnesses includes oral-cavity infections, upper-respiratory infections, …

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7 Common Health Problems in Senior Cats Vetstreet

Just NowOne of the blessings of cats is that age seems to creep up on them gently — so much so that it may be difficult for us to notice that they really are getting older and have developed some of the common health problems of old age.Though some conditions are inevitable with advancing age, there are ways that you and your veterinarian can work …

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Cat Health Questions Cat Appy

Just NowCats require two essential amino acids: taurine and arginine. Vitamins A, C, and Niacin; dietary proteins and arachidonic acid are required to ensure good health. Generally, cats require a protein and fat-rich diet rather than a high carbohydrate diet. All these nutrients are essential for the cat’s healthy growth and reproduction.

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Symptoms Of Your Cat’s Health Problems – KittiesDoggies.com

9 hours agoFor the health of your adorable kitten or cat it is important that you become familiar with the symptoms of some of the most common health problems that arise in felines. Some medical conditions are minor and can be cured easily with an ointment or a short dose of antibiotics.

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Common Cat Health Problems Symptoms A2Z Pets Info

7 hours agoStress in cats. There may be many factors that can cause stress that leads to several health problems of cats. The symptoms associated with stress, emotion cat, wandering around the house and meowing all the time and do not use the sandbox. This entire means that your cat may be suffering from stress in cats.

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Common Cat Health Problems You Should Know About

5 hours agoBelow we will review some of the most common cat health problems. Top 26 Cat Health Problems. The most common cat health problems seen at veterinary clinics and veterinary emergency rooms are as follows: Vomiting – Vomiting, also known as gastritis, is a very common cat health problem. It is the act of ejecting matter from the stomach through

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Warning Signs For Cat Health Problems Purina

1 hours agoWhen severe, cats may lose teeth, drop food from their mouths and suffer weight loss due to difficulty eating. Runny eyes or nose: Sneezing, panting, runny eyes and nose, gasping or shortness of breath may be signs of respiratory problems. Proactively checking for cat health problems is an excellent way to keep track of your cat's body condition.

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Symptom Checker for Dogs & Cats PetMD

7 hours agoYou may have given catnip to your cat at some point and wondered whether cats can actually get “high” from it. The effects are obvious (and entertaining): after smelling the catnip, most cats will rub their faces in it, roll on their backs, and vocalize (make loud noises).

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Cat Health Problems: An Overview of Common Feline Health

5 hours agoHyperthyroidism is also a common health problem in cats, especially older cats. However, if the production of the thyroid hormone in the thyroid gland overloads, hyperthyroidism occurs. The most common symptoms of this disease are diarrhea, drastic weight loss despite overeating, vomiting, and increased urination.

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Common Cat Health Problems And How to Treat Them Quickly

9 hours agoAs animals have a different way of expressing care, love, pain, and suffering, you should also have the basic knowledge on some common cat health problems. This blog will guide you on the symptoms, problems, and treatment of some common cat health problems. Let’s meow on the topic: 1- Feline-Obesity

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Cat Illnesses: Symptoms and Diagnosis Siamese Cats Home

1 hours agoIt can be quite difficult to know whether your Siamese cat is sick. Cats know how to hide pain and various health problems as well as their symptoms. When properly looked after, Siamese cats are generally healthy pets. However, when they get sick, what can you do? Your cat’s health can deteriorate fast – within 24 hours in comes cases.

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Common Health Problems in Cats 1800PetMeds®

3 hours agoCommon Health Problems in Cats. Cats can suffer from a variety of health problems from digestive upset, urinary problems, skin disease, respiratory infections, ear infections, and dental and gum problems. Cats are known to mask illness and disease very well, and they don't often show any symptoms until they are very ill.

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Cat health Wikipedia

Just NowSkin disorders are among the most common health problems in cats and have many causes. The condition of a cat's skin and coat can be an important indicator of its general health. Cheyletiellosis is a mild dermatitis caused by mites of the genus Cheyletiella. It is also known as walking dandruff due to skin scales being carried by the mites.

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What's wrong with my cat? Common cat health problems and

7 hours agoMouth, gum and oral disease in older cats. Diseases of the mouth, including gum disease, exposed roots, tooth resorption, stomatitis, and oral masses are common in cats of all ages, and particularly older kitties. The pain associated with many of these conditions can negatively impact your pet’s quality of life, and also contributes to lack

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Cat Eye Problems: Most Common Eye Issues in Cats PetMD

4 hours agoRetinal issues are very common in cats and most frequently occur as a result of other health problems that cause high blood pressure, such as hyperthyroidism and kidney disease. High blood pressure can lead to ruptures of the small blood vessels in the retina, which then can cause the retina to detach and result in blindness.

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The Most LifeThreatening Cat Health Problems and Symptoms

7 hours agoKnowing the symptoms of life-threatening cat health problems enables you to seek veterinary care early on. Many cat diseases and conditions are treatable, but only with early treatment and preventative care. Feline Infectious Peritonitis. FIP is always fatal, though there are medications that slow the progression of the virus.

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Most Common Health Conditions In Cats HealthPrep.com

8 hours agoThis means recognizing common health problems that can affect your feline friend. Why is this important? Because cats are adept at masking their pain. They can seem normal and even happy but be nursing an ailment. The faster you realize there's a problem, the faster you can get help and return your cat to their typical lovable, frisky self.

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Common Cat Illnesses, Prevention RSPCA

8 hours agoWhat are common cat illnesses and cat diseases? The most common cat health issue is dental, followed by trauma, skin problems, digestive problems and parasitic infestations. Specific disorders include injury, heart murmurs, obesity, flea infestations and dental issues. Risk will depend on the particular cat and breed, for example, purebreds

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Heart Disease in Cats: Learning the Symptoms & Treatments

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1. Just like with people, heart disease in cats can be the "silent killer." Too often, HCM and congestive heart failure are in the late stages by the time our feline friends finally start showing the clinical signs. The two most significant symptoms of heart problems in cats are troubled breathing and difficulty walking, particularly weakness or paralysis of the hind legs. The respiratory distress is due to fluid buildup, of course. Watch for rapid, labored, or open-mouthed breathing. The hind-leg weakness or paralysis is probably the result of a blood clot. With HCM and congestive heart failure, blood clots often form at the base of the aorta, cutting off the blood supply to the hind legs. If you notice either of these cat heart disease symptoms, seek emergency care for your furry loved one. There are other, less obvious symptoms you can be on the lookout for, too. These symptoms on their own may not indicate any trouble with your kitty's ticker, but always let your veterinarian know...

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Common Questions About Cat Health: Tongue Color, Sneezing

8 hours agoCommon irritants include: Although don't let sneezing go ignored as there might be a more severe issue, such as feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), feline leukemia virus (FeLV), chlamydia, or Bordetella. Although most likely, your cat will have other symptoms that may indicate a more severe illness.

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Most Common Cat Health Problems and How to Solve Them

4 hours agoDental disease is one of the most common cat health problems; however, and it can reach a very advanced state before the cat begins to show symptoms. Regular screening at a vet and dental when necessary can protect your pet from harm and increase their lifespans. 4. Kidney problems.

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7 Common Cat Health Problems: What You Should Know to

5 hours agoPrevent Common Cat Health Problems. Prevention is the first line of defense for most common cat health problems. Take your cat for regular vet visits and keep her vaccinations up-to-date. Keeping your cat indoors will protect him from exposure to deadly viruses, ticks, accidents, and other hazards.

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CAT HEALTH QUESTIONS Ask The Cat Doctor

5 hours agoIf You Have A Cat Health Question, chances are that someone, more likely many cat owners, have had the same question.. One way to find out is to look at the menu bar to the left and select the page that has the same general title as the question you have.Questions and answers about that topic will be at the bottom of that particular page from newest to oldest.

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Cat Health Problems PetHelpful

4 hours agoThe symptoms of vestibular disease are usually sudden. Your cat will experience disorientation, a head tilt, loss of balance, falls, abnormal eye movement, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea and lack of coordination. By Sp Greaney. Aug 4, 2021. Health Problems.

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Cat Liver Problems how to treat a liver shunt in dogs

4 hours agoCat Liver Problems. Here are a number of highest rated Cat Liver Problems pictures on internet. We identified it from obedient source. Its submitted by handing out in the best field. We allow this kind of Cat Liver Problems graphic could possibly be the most trending subject like we portion it in google benefit or facebook.

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How to Read the Litter Box for Health Clues Fresh Step

4 hours agoBasically, any drastic change, either going to the bathroom a lot more or a lot less than usual is cause to call the vet. Size matters: Fresh Step ® clumping litter is a great choice not only because it cleans up easily, but also because it helps you monitor the size of those clumps. If you notice that clumps are smaller than usual, it might

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What Are the Most Common Signs of Illness in Cats?

Just NowCats are experts at hiding pain and illness, which makes it difficult to notice potential health problems. This means your cat is likely to accept physical discomfort as normal. If you are not familiar with your cat’s typical behaviors, it could take you a long time to notice that something is wrong.

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Health issues with older cats Blue Cross

3 hours agoCats are discreet and may be secret drinkers, so early signs of excess thirst may be missed and they may become quite ill before treatment is sought. As kidney disease advances, other symptoms include weight loss, signs of dehydration, poor appetite, smelly breath, a sore mouth, vomiting and weakness.

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7 Most Common Cat Health Problems » Petsoid

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1. Lower Urinary Tract Disease. It is fairly common for cats to develop lower urinary tract disease, also known as FLUTD. This condition causes a cat to stop using its litter box.
2. Heartworm Disease. Heartworm disease can be an extremely serious health problem for cats. These worms can be contracted when a cat gets bite by an infected mosquito.
3. Cancer. Cancer is always a concern with pets, especially cats. Feline leukemia is a fairly common health problem that can be fatal in many cases. It can affect your cat’s chest cavity or intestines.
4. Kidney Disease. Kidney disease can also be a fairly serious health problem among cats. This condition makes it difficult or even impossible for the cat to expel waste in its urine.
5. Hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism is fairly common among older cats, though these animals can develop it at any stage in their life. This condition is basically caused by an overactive thyroid gland.
6. Diabetes. Diabetes Mellitus affects a lot of cats and can be quite serious. Cats that already have hyperthyroidism or pancreatitis are more likely to develop this condition.
7. Cataracts. Many cats also develop cataracts as they get older, which can impair their vision. Glaucoma is another potentially serious condition that affects the eyes.

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10 Most Common Cat Health Problems (VetApproved Content)

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1. Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) Ta-da! The most common reason for insurance claims for cats is FLUTD. This includes a huge number of cats who have bladder inflammation for a reason that can’t be identified.
2. Bad Teeth. Do you brush your teeth every day? Well, what about your cat’s teeth? You can imagine how horrid your teeth would be if you skipped daily toothbrushing.
3. Overactive Thyroid Glands. This condition didn’t exist when I was at vet school. Seriously — the lab tests that could diagnose hyperthyroidism weren’t around yet, so many older cats went undiagnosed or labeled as “kidney” cats.
4. Kidney Disease. It’s the problem that often springs to most people’s minds when thinking about sick cats, but it’s not the most common reason that sick cats need a vet’s attention.
5. Vomiting. Some cats are so-called “happy vomiters” and throw up once a week but are otherwise well. However, if your cat vomits more often than this, loses weight or has an altered appetite, then you need to take notice.
6. Diabetes Mellitus. A combination of overeating, lack of activity and age mean that sugar diabetes is common in cats. Symptoms of diabetes in a cat include
7. Diarrhea. When your cat uses a litter box, you know all about their bowel habits. Diarrhea is a common problem, and can have a number of different causes.
8. Bladder Infections. Bladder infections in cats are urine infections with bacteria, which cause the lining of the bladder to become inflamed. Symptoms include
9. Lymphoma/Lymphosarcoma. This is a form of cancer that affects the body’s white cells. Too many white cells are produced (often a type of cell called a lymphocyte, hence the name), which floods the bloodstream.
10. Snuffles and Sneezes. The 10th condition most commonly treated in cats are upper respiratory tract infections such as cat flu or even the common (cat) cold.

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Cat Health Problems – PoC

3 hours agoDiabetes. This is one of the cat health problems that is on the increase and a disease occurs in about one quarter of one percent of cats, quite a high figure. The symptoms are similar to those of humans. 5-20% of cats, with diabetes, have type-1 diabetes and the remainder have type-2.

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Common Health Disorders Among Siamese Cats

Just NowInitially, Siamese cats were quite delicate and frail. However, this is no longer the case. Over the years, responsible breeders have evolved the breed to make it relatively free of serious health issues. The cats may, however, still experience some minor disorders. Siamese cats usually have a difficult time with anesthesia, more than other cats.

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11 Most Common Cat Skin Problems Animal Trust

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1. Mange. Mange is an inflammatory skin disease caused by various types of mites, some of which require a microscope to identify them as they are invisible to the human eye.
2. Ear mites. Ear mites are common in cats, especially for kittens who may have picked them up from their mum, but can be seen in cats of any age. Cats scratch at their ears and shake their head to alleviate the symptoms.
3. Ticks and fleas. Keeping up-to-date on your cat’s preventative treatments for ticks and fleas is imperative, so your cat has the best possible chance of fighting off any bugs which are tempted to latch onto a cat’s skin or fur.
4. Environmental allergies. Like human’s, pets can be allergic to everyday items as they come into contact with their surroundings. This can include allergies to food; certain chemicals used around the household; and any dust, grass or pollen.
5. Stress-induced alopecia. When your pet is stressed, their behaviour changes which can lead to excessive grooming, sleeping and a low mood. Environmental changes can trigger stress in pets, causing thinning of their fur down the back and abdomen from licking their fur too often.
6. Feline acne. Blackheads (or comedones) appear on your cat’s chin and under their lips. The chin can swell and become red, resulting in the cat scratching the area to combat the irritation.
7. Food allergies. Itching on the back, head and neck can indicate a food allergy. The process of elimination is an effective method to identify the specific cause, as types of protein or carbohydrate in cat food can trigger an allergy.
8. Abscesses. Cuts and grazes as a result of cat fights can result in skin problems for your cat, as they irritate the affected area by scratching and itching.
9. Fungal infections. Ringworm is highly contagious to humans and other animals, so it’s vital to contact your vet straight away if you spot any of the following symptoms.
10. Stud tail. Excessive excretion of oils can create a foul-smelling and waxy substance at the top of your cat’s tail. Feline acne (blackheads) can appear around the area and the fur can become greasy.

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5 Most Common Cat Health Problems Cat Lovers

1 hours agoThe early detection and prevention are the keys to the good pet health. The more that you are aware of the most common cat conditions and symptoms, the better it is for you to respond to the cat health problems before they become deadly. In this article, we will do a rundown on the five of the most common cat health problems, as well as how to detect them.

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What are common cat problems?

The most common health problems in older cats include hyperthyroidism, renal disease and failure, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease and dental disease.

What are cat medical problems?

Aging cat issues are often similar to those faced by humans. Older cats are susceptible to such problems as arthritis, obesity, vision and hearing problems and dementia, as well as a host of diseases such as diabetes, cancer, kidney or liver disease and thyroid problems.

What are the symptoms that your cat is dying?

Signs a Cat Is Dying

  • Lowered Heart Rate. Depending on its age and what it's doing, the average cat's heart beats 140 to 220 beats per minute.
  • Lowered Respiration. A healthy cat takes an average of 20 to 30 breaths per minute. ...
  • Drop in Body Temperature. As a cat's organs begin to fail, the body also cools, especially the extremities. ...
  • Anorexia. ...
  • Foul Odor. ...
  • Incontinence. ...

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