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How To Spot Sick Cat Symptoms?

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Owning a cat is similar to taking care of a child. We nurture them and want to ensure they always stay felling good and healthy. One of the main problems cat owners have is learning how to tell their cat is sick.

It is important to know that we are the responsible ones in recognizing any sick cat symptoms and you don't have to be a doctor for this. As with humans, you can tell whether or not they are feeling well, so let's take a look at some common symptoms:

Weight loss. With sickness appetite is affected and we can be witnesses of how our cat starts losing weight and change his dietary habits. A quick drop of weight loss can be serious, visit your doctor.

Coughing. Coughing can be pretty normal, just like it is among humans. However in some cases it can also be symptoms of a sick cat. Watch out for coughing that lasts more than a week; in these cases got o your doctor to discard other issues.

Fever. You need to check your cat's body temperature levels. Is your cat feeling hot? Is your cat shivering? These are questions you need to answer to yourself if you suspect fever.

These are some of the most common symptoms of a sick cat, and they can vary in strength and severity. If you notice them, the best step would be to take your cat to the veterinary to verify the symptoms and give you a proper diagnose. Our cats can suffer different kinds of problems including diabetes and allergies.

If you want to be sure your cat stays healthy, prevention is key. Daily prevention steps must be taken like keeping away plants that are poisonous to cats or keeping a good cat diet with enough nutrients and vitamins.

As you can see, we have to take care of our cat's health just as if our pet was a child. Thanks to simple observation we will be able to tell a difference in the behavior and body language of our cat.