Common disease in cats
The cat is an animal very close to humans, but just like the other animals, cats are susceptible, including even the dangerous diseases that can spread to humans. Here are the common disease in cats
Rabies is a viral disease transmitted infection by the bite of an infected animal, the infection directly affects the central nervous system, causing fever and cat with unusual moves. Sick cats are often viscous saliva flow out, or yawning, eye pupil dilation, and tend to eat less aggressive. At the end the cat often paralyzed, leading to respiratory failure and death.
2. Respiratory tract infections
Respiratory infection (URI) is a dangerous infectious diseases in cats. Recognizable symptoms such as a red nose, red eyes, fever and loss of appetite.
3. Disease Feline Panleukopenia (FP)
Feline Panleukopenia disease, also known as fever cough in cats. Cats with this disease often have white blood cell count plummeted, causing a direct impact on the immune system and consequently make animals suffer additional impairment and other diseases. Common symptoms such as loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, can be severe if the transmission to humans, so the sick animals should be isolated to avoid contact, bitten and infected.
4. Disease FIV
FIV (Feline Imunodeficiency virus) disease is immunodeficiency virus transmission from infected animals to healthy cats. Common phenomenon is inflammation in the animal’s mouth makes poor appetite, respiratory disease and chronic inflammation.
5. Disease FIP
FIP (Feline Imfectious peritonitis) is evidence of peritonitis in cats and is a very dangerous disease caused by a virus. The virus exists in two forms in a wet and the other is to the dry, not wet abdominal offer. All this can have two signs such as lethargy, fever, diarrhea, vomiting and loss of appetite.
This is a very common virus in cats, causing eye infections lead to conjunctivitis and make cats prone to blindness. Common symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, loss of appetite, runny nose, pneumonia, shortness of breath and watery sauce.
7. Patients FeLV
FeLV (Feline Leukemia Virus) is a disease caused by a virus leukemia in cats. First it affects the immune system and many serious complications, particularly the risk of cancer for the animal. Can be transmitted from cats infected through ingestion, exposure feces, urine, body secretions or from mother to kitten cat.
8. parasitic disease
Parasites are very susceptible to the disease among family pets, including cats and dogs. External parasites include fleas, scabies, beetles, mites in the ear, skin etc … it can cause itchy skin peeling. Some internal parasites have pinworms, whipworms, parasites … We live in the intestinal tract, nutrients consumed by cats as cats grow slowly eating, anorexia, diarrhea, dehydration … and if severe untreated can be fatal.
It is also prone to the disease in cats, the main reason is due to endocrine disorders especially in cats be fed well, obesity. When infected cats are often voracious and consequently make no reduced risk.
10. Skin Diseases
Skin disease in cats is diverse aka skin disorders, can be divided into 4 types: skin infections, skin diseases related to immune, skin diseases, genetic and disease inside skin. Some types cause common diseases, such as sheds, acne pimples, scabies, sores …
Disease prevention for cats:
Most inflammatory diseases such as rabies disease in cats FIV, URF, FIP … can be prevented by vaccination. Also hygiene shelter, food and animal body. Do not use bowls with food to contain the disease was. Once found infected cats should not carry holding, stroking, let us live with the man who should consult a veterinarian, using essential drugs.
Wish you all care for the cat well!!!