Owner’s Guide to Asthma in Cats
Asthma in cats occurs when the airways swell up and restrict airflow. It is very similar to the condition that occurs in humans. Male cats are much less likely to develop asthma when compared to their female counterparts. You may be wondering what could cause your cat’s airways to become inflamed and swell up.
Many different things can cause cat asthma. Allergens such as pollen, smoke, and dust are commonly to blame. There are also certain parasites that can cause your cat to develop this condition. Cold, moist air, chemicals, and certain types of cat litter can also cause asthma.
Coughing is the most prominent sign of asthma in cats. Some cats only cough occasionally, while others will do so excessively. Cats that develop severe coughing episodes usually vomit after a coughing fit. Since felines