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Hairballs in cats

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Excessive amount of accumulated hair inside the cat’s stomach causes irritation, cough and vomiting.

Hairballs in cats

Do not be alarmed if it occasionally happens, because it is a normal process in some periods of the year, especially during times of seasonal shedding and moulting.

If hairball problem frequently happens, it is necessary take your cat to your trusted veterinarian, in order to be visited by the doctor

Unexpelled hairballs can cause an intestinal obstruction

About 30% of diagnosed occlusions is caused by furballs (trichobezoars)

 

It is important to not underestimate the issue because in the long run it can cause the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or respiratory diseases

HAIRBALLS create the favorable conditions for the development of other disorders that can be severe!

 

ALL ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICALS  DEPOSIT THEMSELVES ON FELINE COAT

 

In cats hairballs cause

 

  • Intestinal inflammation
  • Intestinal obstructions
  • Cystitis
  • Frequent vomiting
  • Gastritis
  • Cough (PSEUDO feline asthma )
  • Lethargy
  • Malabsorption 

Hairballs in cats

SERIOUS DISEASES

  • ALIMENTARY LYMPHOMA
  • CANCER
  • CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASES
  • CHRONIC GASTRITIS AND CONSTIPATION

 

How to prevent cat HAIRBALLS

 

  • Regularly grooming long and short-haired cats
  • Make available cat grass or provide a daily source of fiber especially in summer. The fiber helps the intestinal transit of the bolus
  • Reduce dry food
  • Administer hairball remedy paste for cats

 

HAIRBALL REMOVAL FIBER

 

Adding fiber every day to your cat’s diet helps the intestinal transit, you can add cooked pumpkin or carrots, besides in large hypermarkets you can buy black carrots, which taste the same of orange carrot but has anti-cancer properties for the colon. (Recommended)

Add butter or another source of fat to your cat’s food, omega-3 are excellent and help reducing inflammation as well.

Add minimal quantities of Aloe, rich in mucilages.

Choose a good extra virgin coconut oil

If the problem is chronic, you can add a teaspoon of medicinal liquid paraffin to your cat’s meal 2-3 times a week. Never directly administer mineral or vegetable oil in the mouth by syringe.

OIL EASILY ENDS UP IN THE LUNGS AND CAUSES aspiration pneumonia

ADD THE OIL STRICTLY TO THE MEAL

Do not underestimate the problem! Hairballs create the favorable conditions for the development of other disorders that can be severe!

Hairballs in cats


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