What 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 bread, for example, purebreds have a higher likelihood of coat disorders, while crossbred cats are more susceptible to abscesses and hyperthyroidism. Of course, annual vet checks, appropriate grooming and cleanliness as well as physical activity are all strong preventative measures.
By being clued up about cat illnesses, we are better able to protect our cats and help them to live healthier and happier lives. If you have any health concerns about your cat, please get in touch with your local vet.
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