Those Pesky Hairballs
Hairballs are Miss Kitty's pet peeve, and she takes every precaution to prevent them.
cat's health is important, so you need to make yourself aware of common
conditions that can effect your pet's health. If you want to be sure
that you cat is getting the best care possible, you need to watch for
signs that something may be wrong.
About a quarter of all digestive blockages in cats comes from
hairballs that cannot pass or be vomited and this can make your cat
sick. Huge hairballs the size of baseballs have been removed from a
catís stomach. A hairball of that size can easily kill your cat.
Your veterinarian can give your cat
flavored medication that he
will love. Contained inside are non-digestible oil lubricants that will
help your cat pass hairballs easier. You can also find treats at your
local pet supply store for hairballs. Taking this medication regularly
will prevent your cat from ever forming such hairballs.
way to prevent hairballs from forming is a high-fiber diet, possibly
including a fiber supplement. Home remedies, on the other hand, are not
a good idea, because they could cause other problems with your catís
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