Common Cat Health Problems

Cat health problems can be genetic or a result of factors out of your control, but I can’t stress enough the importance of a healthy feline diet and the availability of fresh water when talking about cat health care. A healthy, species appropriate feline diet can go a long way towards prevention of some of the more common cat health problems.

Knowing this ahead of time can create a much happier life for you and your feline friend by decreasing the human and cat stress that go along with cat illnesses, as well as the unpleasant frequent and often costly trips to the vet.

If you notice specific symptoms or if you suspect your furry friend isn’t feeling well consult your vet. Here are some of the more common health issues to watch for. Continue reading

Conjunctivitis In Cats

Conjunctivitis in cats is the most common of the eye problems seen in felines. It occurs when the tissue that lines the eyelids and attaches to the eyeball becomes inflamed.

There are a couple of things that can cause this to happen — allergies or an infection. Eye infections or allergies can cause the eye to become watery and produce a discharge. These conditions can also cause Continue reading