Area of concern
- Abdomen (tummy)
- Anus (bottom)
- Back (spine)
- 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
An aural haematoma is a blood blister that forms inside the ear flap when a blood vessel bursts. They often form because your cat has been shaking their head or scratching their ear.
Ear infections are painful. They are caused by germs (bacteria and yeast) growing inside the ear and often develop because something else is causing problems inside the ear.
A saddle thrombus is a blood clot that blocks blood supply to the back legs. Symptoms appear suddenly and include severely painful, paralysed back legs. A saddle thrombus is an emergency.
Permethrin is a chemical used to treat fleas. It’s safe to use on dogs but is extremely poisonous for cats. Common symptoms of permethrin poisoning include drooling, acting strangely, twitching and fitting.
Most cases of vomiting in cats will improve with minimal treatment but sometimes vomiting can be a sign of something more serious.