If you begin to notice that your cat is listless, lazier than normal and vomits blood, it is better to take him to the vet as soon as possible, as your cat may have a stomach ulcer.
This injury that punctures stomach tissue, It occurs when the stomach lining is lost due to the acids in the stomach.
But What causes stomach ulcers? One of the main causes is the use of medications, such as the use of anti-inflammatories. That is why this disease is more common in cats that suffer from chronic arthritis.
To know if your cat may be suffering from this disease it is very important to be alert to the following symptom:
- Bleeding: bleeding when vomiting and in your excretions.
- Loss of appetite: in addition to the fact that our kitten will be inoperative, he will not have energy to play and will stay lying down most of the time.
- Abdominal pain - Your pet may be sore when touched around the stomach area.
The first step in treatment of stomach ulcers is to determine what is causing this disease. For this reason, you should visit your veterinarian so that he can dictate the medication that your pet should take. Medications are generally prescribed to reduce stomach acid and promote healing of stomach tissue.
In the same way, you can opt for homeopathic remedies that, in addition to curing your kitten, will help prevent the recurrence of this disease. One of the most favorable natural ingredients for treating stomach ulcers is Glycyrrhiza glabra, or licorice, which in addition to relieving pain, will help reduce inflammation of your animal's stomach.