Ameobiasis in Cats

October 28, 2007 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Diseases

Ameobiasis in cats are primarily caused by Entameoeba histolytica. Generally this disease is in either clinical or subclinical form. Although it is a very rare disease of felids, some of the cats are usually suffered from this disease.

It is common in cats which live in houses or developing countries that have poor sanitary conditions.

Symptoms

The symptoms of ameobiasis in cat are fever, greenish diarrhea, abdominal pain, discomfort, vomiting, loose stools, and stomach cramping.

Ameobic symptoms in cat may take about two to four weeks to get cured if it is treated properly.

Sometimes Entamoeba histolytica spreads to brain and lungs also. The cat loses weight and stamina.

You r cat will be provided with either metronidazole followed by erythromycin stearase syrup will contain the disease. Some of the vets are preferring to go for sulfa drugs too control ameobiasis.



Home Remedies For Cat Cough

October 01, 2007 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Diseases, Home Remedies

The reason for cat cough is one and the same as that of humans. Your cat may cough with different sounds-half-cough, a wheezing cough, gagging cough, a single; a moist-sounding cough, and dry/hacking cough. Instead of selecting drugs and chemicals for controlling cough in cats, home remedies for cat cough is really worth to use.

Cough is not a disease it is a symptom of an ailment. In other words, coughing is a reflex-when something irritates the lungs, breathing passages or back of the throat. This reflex protects the air passages and lungs from infectious matter and foreign objects.

The following ingredients are to be mixed in the specified quantity for relieving cat cough easily-

  • ·  2 Tablespoons water
  • ·  1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • ·  1 Tablespoon honey
  • ·  1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ·  1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

This mixture will relieves chest congestion and phlegm and also soothes an irritated throat.

Try this home remedy for cat cough for alleviating the symptoms of coughing. Although it tastes bitter, try to administer 1 tsp twice daily for three days. If your cat is having persistent cough it is worth a try…