Get To Know About Kitten Illnesses

July 18, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Diseases, Health
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Kitten illnesses are to be viewed in a serious manner because the kittens are highly vulnerable to the pathogenic changes made by various pathogens or illnesses. Kitten illnesses have to be treated in a fast manner. 

If you want to avoid such problems, you have to take lot of precautionary measures. The kittens get mostly affected by worm problems. In particular, the round worms are gaining more significance in this younger group of cats. 

If they are larger in numbers, some worms may get vomited through the mouth. Yeah. The vomit may have some worms too, during such kitten illnesses. Getting amazed? But, it is true. Don’t get panic on seeing the worms in the vomited materials. 

If the kitten swallows some foreign materials, then they may make more severe attempts to vomit. Hence, the activity of vomiting is considered as a protective response and such vomiting may occur with more sounds. 

However, if you see a continuous type of vomiting with pink froth, you have to consult a veterinarian immediately to get proper therapy. 

Cestodiasis is another problem often encountered in the kittens. The affected animals may often squat on the ground and the rubbing of anal regions on the ground may be so severe and serrations may at times occur at the posterior regions. 

Hence, they need immediate therapeutic attention. Rice beads like materials may be seen in the areas under the tail around the anal parts. Parvo viral infection may also affect the kittens severely. 

The affected animals may reveal motion with blood streaks and the animals may also be dehydrated seriously. Hence, the kittens may be found depressed and with lethargic movements. 

Feline infectious peritonitis has to be examined if these young cats reveal the symptoms like seizures, vomiting in frequent manner etc. 

There may be signs of intense pain due to the affection by means of swelling at the peritoneal regions of the body. Feline immunodeficiency viral infections are the ones that are difficult to treat in general. 

Hence, the kittens need to be protected with all types of vaccinations that are required. For this, it is essential that you have to consult a veterinarian in time. 

Get some technical suggestions on the protective measures required to avoid the kitten illnesses during the meeting with veterinarian.
 

The gastric problems like gastritis or gastric ulcers may become the worrying kitten illnesses and the cats may never be comfortable with kitten illnesses. More incidences of vomiting and occasionally vomiting with blood streaks may occur in such occasions.

What is Cat Health Vomit?

July 14, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Behavior, Diseases
 

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Cat health vomit is the term related to the vomiting activity in cat. One time vomiting in cat need not be given much significance because often vomiting is a protective reflex in the cats. Cat health vomit is to be viewed seriously in certain conditions.

Yeah… This is true! But, if it occurs as a long lasting one and very severe one, you need to provide more significance to this, clinically.

You have to be aware that if the cats get affected by round worms, the round worms may often get vomited and the vomit may often have four inches lengthy round worms in that. You should deworm the cat.

However, a health cat may not have the vomit with blood. Yeah. If you find the blood streaks in the vomit, the cat is not be considered as a healthy one and the vomit is also not a healthy one.

When the cat vomits, often the veterinarian looks into the mouth of the cats to rule out any foreign body wedged in the mouth regions.

Cat health vomit may have grasses many times or some weed materials and you may come across some wool in bedding material also. Yeah. This is amazing. Am I correct?

Similarly, during such opening of oral cavity, one has to look the status of gum regions. This helps to rule out the dehydration status if the cat has any disease.

Some times, the tooth abscess may have resulted in vomiting. So, you need to check up all dental structures in the oral cavity during the check up of your cat that vomits. 

Cat health vomit some times has hair materials and it indicates that the cats may have consumed some hair materials.

Yeah. Cats have the habit of licking the hair materials. Hence, some cats may even suffer frequently from occurrence of hair balls. If the vomit is frothy and pink, then it is not a health vomit.

This is true! Often the existence of pulmonary problems like lung cancer or severe pneumonia may become the causal factors for the occurrence of such clinical problems.

If the cat health vomit occurs few times, don’t bother much.

However, if it is severe one, you need to take all health care measures. Straying cats may take some unwanted materials and may attempt to vomit and this should not be taken a disease related activity.

Cat health vomit is to be analyzed intellectually. Cat health vomit is now understood to some extent at least. I hope. 

 

Cat Health Symptoms

July 13, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Behavior, Health

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Cat health symptoms are most important ones that are to be understood by the cat owners or cat breeders. Yeah. You need to understand the cat health symptoms if you want to have a successful rearing of cats in your house.

The routine behavior of the cats has to be properly known if you want to successfully identify the symptom related to various diseases in cats.

A healthy cat may exhibit the symptom of licking of hair materials on the body. This is considered as a normal habit in case of cats.

Don’t jump into the conclusion that it is having problem with skin. However, if such cats reveal intensive actions, then you may suspect some problems in the particular skin region that has been licked frequently.

Similarly, one of the cat health symptoms revealed is that many times, the cats may eat reluctantly or some times, very eagerly and however, it depends on the palatability of the feed items that are offered to the cats. Got it?

But, if the cat takes so much time to eat such palatable food item that is kept in front, then you need to suspect the presence of any illness in that cat.

Am I correct? You need to make a correct judgment often and this may come only after a thorough observation of your cat when it is happily passing time every day.

Similarly, the breeding related cat health symptoms are to be known very well if you want to have cats in good conditions. Your female cats may become too nervous in the breeding seasons.

The making of loud sound like crying sound of a baby is common with cats and don’t suspect them for the presence of pharyngitis in such occasions.

Mild sneezing in a day may be a normal protective reflex that is exhibited by most of the cats.

 If the cat eats any grass accidentally or any foreign body accidentally entering the nasal passage, it may attempt to sneeze vigorously.

But if the activity is continued for many times daily, then you need to understand that it is something different from the routinely exhibited cat health symptoms.

The drinking of water needs to be observed. If the animal has more intensity of thirst, then understand that it is not one of the cat health symptoms. Got it? Note that the increased thirst may be frequently seen in case of cats affected with diabetes.

So cat health symptoms are most important ones in general. I hope you have understood something on the cat health symptoms now. Ok?

Cat Diarrhea: Secrets Revealed

July 07, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Diseases

Cat diarrhea is one of the problem to be taken as a serious one and if not, the cats may die due to the occurrence of cat diarrhea. Yeah. This is true. Hence, you need to be more serious whenever you come across the occurrence of loose motion in your cat.

If the cat has swallowed some unnatural foreign article, there may be occurrence of cat diarrheaCat diarrhea has to be treated with antibiotic especially if they become dull and the movements of the cats become reduced.

Many times, tiny stands of wicker baskets are found to the etiological factor for the presence of such clinical problem with cats.

Yeah. This is true. Hence, you need to take care that nothing is left in the feeding place to avoid the accidental swallowing of such objects by the hungry cats.

Some times, the cat may have the loose motion due to the affection by coccidial organisms like Isospora species. Yeah. Whenever, the cats get affected by this parasitic condition, there may be blood tinged motion or blood streaked stool samples.

If the cat has been provided with less digestible diet, and the cat is there without adequate exercise, then they may develop this disorder.

When the cat is found to have loose motion, it is better to look after them with special care and see that they should not get dehydrated soon.

If there is dehydration due to the existing pathologic condition, then the cat has to be treated with adequate amount of fluids and antibiotic to control the loose motion.  

If there is a persistent passage of stools with liquid like consistency, then suspect the cats for the presence of hair balls in them. You have to go for the purgatives after ruling out the dehydration and anemia.

Similarly, many times, the cats may be having many problems due to multiple helminthes and even tape worm problems may also lead to these types of problems in the cats reared by the cat breeders or cat lovers.

If you have to switch over to the new brand of food item, you have to adapt a gradual change. If not, the cat may develop some diarrhea or dysentery.

The affected cats may be given a plain yogurt in a cup and any other bland item. Cat diarrhea is not to be neglected. Avoid giving too much of proteins and spicy food. In fact, avoid the provision of bulk type of feed during the occurrence of cat diarrhea.

Cat Breed Information

July 03, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Breeds

Cats are lovable ones and many persons choose the cats because of their long or short hair. Cat breeds with curly hair are highly welcome ones. There are different cat breeds.

Yeah. Is it amazing for you? But, it is true. A cat breed is established if the pedigree of this dates back to the four generations at least.

Various cat registries are available through out the world in order to record the different types of cat breeds.

Bengal breed is the fourth generation crossing between the domestic cat and the wild Asian Leopard cat.

Yeah… This is a descendant of these cat breeds and multiple breeds have various colors that develop over a period of years due to genetic mutations.

We have breeds like American Shorthair, American Bobtail, British Shorthair, American Wirehair, etc.

In these, the American Wirehair has every hair in hooked status and this produces the dense coat with whiskers that have same type of texture.Cat breeds are wanted especially by children all over the world.

British Shorthair is a stocky purebred that has an attractive appearance. Birman breeds are having darker color in the extremities like ears, tail and limbs.

They are also said to be the colorpoint cats due to the dark colors in the ends. These cat breeds are also called as the sacred cat of Burma.

Bombay
is another breed that resembles the cat that is reminiscent of the Indian black leopard. Yeah. Due to this, the name is derived for these cat breeds and is also called as the Burmese cats.

Abyssinian cats
are the ones that resemble the Egyptian statues. Yeah. These cats are having rich tabby coat with a dramatic facial marks but there the tail, neck and legs are having no different colors. These cats have red, blue, ruddy and fawn colors.

German Rex
is a breed of domestic cat that has medium sized eyes in addition to the slender legs.

These cats are more alert in nature, in general. Angora cat and Russian blue are the other breeds bred by many breeders.

Norwegian Forest, Birman, Javanese etc. are the cats with curly hair materials on body and are liked by many cat breeders, in general.

The long haired cat comprises breeds like Devon Rex, Cornish Rex, American Wirehair, LaPerm, Selkirk Rex etc. Bengal, Birman, British Shorthair etc. are the examples for the short haired breeds.

Egyptian Mau, Oriental Shorthair, Savannah, Scottish Fold, Siberian, Somali, Turkish Angora, Turkish Van are the other cat breeds and these cat breeds are more famous among cat lovers in this world.

The Everything Cat Book: How To Obtain it?

July 01, 2008 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Cat Book

Cat book is the one that displays details about the various breeds of cats that are loved by many persons through out the world. Yeah. Many different types of cat book like Book of the cat are available in book stores.

Often you may get amazed to see the various facts on the cats during the reviewing of such cat book are available commercially.

Now a day, the cat coloring books have come in the market in order to stimulate the kids to use the book and thereby you can make your children learn about the different breeds of cats available in various regions of this globe.

Yes. This is true. Such books encourage the children to go through them willingly.

Splendid cat breeds starting from native ones to exotic ones like Bombay, British shorthair, Ragdoll, Japanese Bobtail etc. The CFA complete cat book is available with discount too.

You have to ask whether the concerned firm is giving any concession in the form of discount during the purchase of the cat book.

The Well Cat Book and the Manual on Cat Breeders are the famous ones and if anybody wants to acquire more knowledge on the cats and the cat breeders, it is better to go for these books immediately.

Yeah. This is true. Believe me. Online orders of such books on cats are available and the shipping is done many times at free of cost in order to promote the sales of such informative resources.

Associates of CFA have written the book entitled The Cat Fancier’s Association complete cat book and if any body goes through this resource, they may come across plenty of information about their beloved cat species that are owned by them.

Similarly, there are resources entitled as 300 questions about cats. Yes. Such books are of more valuable ones that may provide many messages on the cat species.

The owners as well as the breeders of cats may have to purchase all these in order to get enriched with more information with regard to the rearing and breeding of cats.

One can understand a lot about the various behavioral aspects of cats and hence, the training of cats may be carried out by themselves in more scientific and systematic manner.

Further, there is a cat book titled Cat behavior answer book that reveals more facts on various habits of cats that must be known by all, in general. Browsing through web sites like amazon.com etc. may help to reveal the cat book available in the market.