Cat health problems and how to detect them

Symptoms of diseases in cats

Like any living being, the cat can also suffer different types of health conditions or problems throughout their lives, caused by genetic, environmental or health reasons, so it is convenient that the owners of these cats have a basic notion of the main symptoms that could be warning of the presence of a pathology in your pet.

Hearing disorders: in this case the cat could be suffering from hate problems that make hearing difficult and risk of infections or major complications. Excess production of dark wax and secretions, in addition to the cat scratching or tilting its head in a strange way, are some symptoms that could be announcing a hearing problem. 

Respiratory problems: breathing with great difficulty, spasmodic and producing groans; chronic cough and sneezing; presence of fever and secretions.

Skin conditions: has alopecia or hair loss, scratches or cleans constantly, has bald or scaly skin, parasites.

Digestive problems: Lack of appetite, bloody stools and / or diarrhea, constant vomiting, constipation.

Symptoms of diseases in cats

Nervous system disorders: extreme irritation in the dermis, nervous attacks or convulsive pictures, tremors and muscular spasms, paralysis.

Cardiovascular diseases: bluish gums, breathing difficulties, inability to move, fainting and collapses.

Reproductive system disorders: swelling in the testicles and mammary glands, abnormal secretions, presence of blood in the genitals.

Internal parasites: feces with the presence of worms or parasites, abdominal bloating, sudden weight loss, constant diarrhea, acne in the anal area as well as constant licking or rubbing of it.

Urinary tract dysfunctions: excessive thirst, urine with presence of blood, excessive production of urine or incontinence.

Muscle or bone problems: lameness, unsteady gait or reluctance to perform physical activities, tender or painful areas, swollen legs or other parts of the body.

Behavioral disorders: elusive behavior, excessive sleepiness, excessive water consumption, lack of appetite, howling and reluctance to go outside.

Further information: symptoms of your cat when it is not well

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