Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- Brain and nerves
- Female parts: vagina and uterus
- Head, face and neck
- Legs, paws and claws
- Male parts: penis, testicles and prostate
- Mammary glands (breasts)
- Mouth and Teeth
- Skin and fur
While we may not expect our cats to have breath as fresh as ours, if they have really smelly breath it could be the sign of an underlying medical problem.
We all know our feline friends like to spend a lot of time sleeping. But would you be able to tell if their lethargy was a sign of a problem?
Bad breath isn’t normal and should always be investigated by a vet to see what’s causing it. Dental disease is a very common cause of bad breath but it can also be caused by some more serious health problems.
Mouth pain in cats Overview Cats are very good at hiding pain. This was an important skills for their wild ancestors but it makes it difficult to spot signs of a problem in our pet cats. One of the first signs of a painful mouth tends to be a change in their eating habits. You may even notice your cat hissing or appearing scared of their food. Make an appointment to see your vet if your cat is…
Alopecia develops in one of two ways, your cat pulls their own hair out or the hair drops out. Common causes of hair loss in cats include fleas, stress and allergies.