Trichobezoar is the medical name of the hairball.
The fur ball is the other common name for the same. These hairballs
developed and do enter the digestive system off the cat, while they
use their wet toque to groom their hair or to lick their body for
some other reason. It may be vice in some cats.
The hair that had rolled in to a ball or mat causes
various gastro intestinal disorders and disturbances as we all know
the hair can't be disgusted. If the hair ball gets struck in the
pathway between the food and stomach the disturbances are different
in nature [ indigestion, and if the hair balls gets struck in the
intestine, the disturbances are different[ constipation].
Treatments are aplenty, there is no need to ponder much or get
troubled. In any case prevention is the best option for any trouble.
Hence frequent grooming is the best for prevention of hair ball
problem in cat. There different combs are available in the market.
Just buy the one that suits your liking and go about the job regularly