Illness due to vitamin A deficiency may
end up in revealing signs like stiffness during walking and pain
is elicited during movements.
Illness due to the thermo regulatory derangements need to be given
additional emphasis always because of life threatening factors associated
with these. The corrective measures need to be carried out in such
If there is illness causing excessive salivation and fits, the
cat should be held firmly using a towel and to be taken to the cat
owner if found on road and this will help to reassure confidence
in cats and head needs to be lowered to avoid aspiration pneumonia.
In case of illness due to lesions in mouth, one should avoid offering
of bone mixed diet to the cats in such occasions to avoid aggravation
of lesions and supplement with B complex vitamins especially thiamine.
Illness should be suspected if the abdomen of the cat is found enlarged
more and suspect for incidences of feline infectious peritonitis,
hepatitis, nephritis, anemia etc. Illness pertaining to the passage
of less urine or difficult urination may be taken as a sign of acute
nephritis in the cat.