by angela n.
Understanding The Most Common Cat Health Problems
Cats, like people also suffer various health problems with most common ailments. Likewise, some are easily prevented and cured while a few are hereditary to the feline. One of the most common health issues that a cat can have are hairballs. Since cats groom themselves by licking their bodies, they tend to swallow their fur in the process. And as they continue to do so, they eventually accumulate enough which forms into a ball that builds in their stomachs.
Another common ailment would be parasitic worms. Roundworms, tapeworms and hookworms and even heartworms are but a few that usually infest these felines. Usual symptoms include but are not limited to, loss of weight, overgrown bellies, a degenerated fur appearance and vomiting. These can easily be treated through the use of proper medication, though it has the potential to cause a serious condition