Most Common Feline Diseases
Owning a cat sure can be a lot of fun for both of you. And for the most part, cats are pretty healthy pets that require very little maintenance or upkeep. Luckily, they are very independent creatures, so except for their basic needs like quality food, water and the regular vet visits for check-ups, they don’t cost a lot to keep either.
One of the things that make owning a cat so endearing is their innate curiosity. However, that same curiosity gives them a willingness to confront other cats. Generally, nothing ever comes of this, but there are some nasty contagious diseases out there, and other types of maladies that a cat can become infected with. If that ever happens, knowing what the problem might be will go a long way to making an informed decision about the next steps to take.
The best way to do this is by learning about some of the most common problems a cat is likely to experience during their lifetime. Knowing the common diseases in cats is a sure way to keep informed of what might occur while being aware of what to look for if something ever does happen.
Expert Advice is the Key
When your kitty becomes ill, having expert advice is the key, and that’s exactly what you’ll discover understanding the most common diseases in felines. Knowing just a little bit about what you and tabby may be up against will give you a heads up on what to expect when you visit the vet. For example, you’ll find out about such diseases as upper respiratory infections, rabies, feline hyperthyroidism, infectious peritonitis and several more. You’ll also learn about what symptoms to watch for, and more importantly, what to expect when it comes time for treatment. In some cases, your kitty can be treated at home, and in other cases, there may not be any treatments available. Not only that, but you’ll also find out the basic costs for these services which can be an invaluable source of information, especially if you are on a tight budget and wondering how much it is going to cost.
Your Kitty Depends on You
Remember If they get sick, your kitty depends on you to remain happy and in good health. For that, they will thank you with many years of purrs to come.
Guest author: Mary Nielsen, Feline Living net
Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD) – VetVid Episode 008: https://youtu.be/nL3OmdA88BQ