The cat is a mandatory carnivorous animal, which means that its diet must be based on meat. However, just as it can happen to any of us, sometimes you can eat something that doesn't feel right for you, either because he is in poor health or because the food was really bad.
For this reason, digestive problems in cats are often frequent. But, What do we have to do to get our furry back to health?
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How do I know if my cat has digestive problems?
The cat is an expert in many things, but above all in hiding pain. In fact, we will often only know something is wrong with him when he can't take it anymore. That's why we have to be very attentive to any symptoms, to any change in your routine that has just appeared.
If we suspect that you have digestive problems, we will see that have diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and / or weight, and general malaise. These symptoms can be caused by various diseases, such as the Feline Infectious Peritonitis (PIF), colitis, or pancreatic insufficiency.
What to do so that he recovers as soon as possible?
It will depend on the cause. For example, if it is a specific case of having eaten some food from home that was not in good condition, usually the symptoms will disappear soon and the help of a veterinarian will not be necessary, just have it fasting for 24 hours leaving the water always at freely available and give him a soft diet for at least a week until he improves.
Now, If the animal is unwell, weak, nauseous, and if it has also lost interest in eating, then we will have to take it to be checked Well, it could be that he had a major illness.
Digestive problems can cause a lot of discomfort for cats. Let us take care of them so that they can soon lead a normal life.