Dealing With Cat Hairballs
Hairballs are a familiar problem to any cat owner, especially if they have a pet with long hair. Short hair cats also suffer from this problem, but it’s more common to those that have longer hair, like Persian cats.
What happens is that the cat licks the fur, and swallows hair as a result. Since the digestive system can process it easily, sometimes it gathers in hairballs in the stomach. This doesn’t happen all the time, as it usually just gets evacuated like anything that reaches the stomach. When the hairball does appear, sometimes it can become quite big, and the health of the cat can be in danger.
When a cat has problems because of hairballs, it will be evident by the fact that it doesn’t eat anymore. In most cases, cats are able to just cough up the hairball, so don’t be alarmed when you hear harsh noises coming from the cat. It