Do It Yourself: How to Examine Your Cat at Home

Do It Yourself: How to Examine Your Cat at Home

If your cat “still” does not speak , although many people swear that this is only a matter of time, we have some  guidelines that can be helpful.

While it does not (he does not speak), we have to interpret  some signs of this being absolutely discreet, to help you in situations of  illness or discomfort.

This domestic observation can speed diagnosis and recovery when he get sick.

Below are some important questions that we should know about the day his day:

• How long you own your cat?

• How old is your cat?

• Your cat has been ill? Which disease?

• It is being medicated at the time for any illness or disease?

• Your cat has done test for feline leukemia or feline AIDS?

• Where did you get your cat? (Adoption center, creator, found on the street, etc.)

• He has fleas? Receive preventive treatment for fleas?

• He is vaccinated? If so, what vaccines and when was the last vaccination?

• What other types of pets do you have?

• Are there any other sick pet in your home or someone he had contact ?

• There was some purchasing of animals recently?

• There has been some recent activity in your home as travel, pest control, reform, etc.?

• It is located inside the house or have access to the street and / or garden?

• Have there been any recent change in diet or eating habits?

• What is your food brand, how much and how often your cat eat?

• You feed your cat with leftover food or homemade food? What kind? How many times?

• You give snacks to him? What type? How many times?

• Has there been a recent change in water consumption? You are drinking more or less?

• How much water your cat normally drink? It is filtered?

• It uses hygienic box? What type of sand? How many boxes have in your house? How often do you clean the box?

• Have you noticed coughing or sneezing in your cat?

• Have you noticed any lumps or bumps on the skin on your cat? How is the quality of his coat?

• Your cat urine normally?

• He defecates every day?

• When was the last time he defecated?

• Have you noticed any weight loss or recent weight gain?

This information can be very useful in the visit to the vet and you should know about it.

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