Moulting in cats
Cats moult twice a year. During this process, cat owners should provide their pet with support.
Cat scratching itself
If a cat scratches itself frequently and its skin or fur have changed, you should determine the cause.
Struvite stones in cats
Struvite stones, which are made up of magnesium-ammonium-phosphate, often lead to illness in cats.
Allergies in cats
It is not only humans who get allergies - cats can also be affected. It is often difficult to determine the cause of an allergic reaction in cats.
Diarrhoea in cats
Mild cases of diarrhoea often go away on their own. If, however, the diarrhoea lasts longer than a day, the cat must be examined by a vet.
Healthy eyes are important for a cat. If any changes or problems arise, consult a vet in good time as many eye disorders can only be treated effectively if treated early enough.
Blood pressure in cats
Measuring a cat’s blood pressure from time to time provides information on how efficient the heart is and how elastic the vessel walls are.
Diabetes in cats
Cats can also suffer from elevated levels of glucose in the blood i.e. diabetes mellitus. If the cat receives treatment at an early stage, it can still reach old age despite having this disease.
Epilepsy in cats
Cats can also develop epilepsy. Although such seizures are generally not as serious as they look, the cause should be determined.
Fleas in cats
There is always a risk that cats will catch fleas, especially when the weather is warm. An owner wishing to spare their pet from these bloodsuckers, should take precautionary measures.
Common allergies in cats
If your cat scratches its face or neck to the point where it loses fur or bleeds, this may be due to an allergy.
Urinary tract stones in cats
Urinary tract stones occur in cats in a broad variety of sizes. Even the smallest, semolina grain-sized stones can lead to significant problems.
Neutering for male and female cats
Neutering (also known as spaying for female cats and castration for male cats) not only prevents unwanted litters, but also has many advantages.
Feeding cats with health conditions
They say that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. If your cat is ill, what it eats will also be of great importance, and in many cases cats with medical conditions can be helped with a suitable dietary food.
Kidney problems in cats
The kidneys cleanse the blood of harmful substances and help to remove nitrogen. If a cat has problems with the kidneys, this should be treated as soon as possible.
Excess weight in cats
If a cat is overweight, it not only affects its general vitality - it can also cause real health problems.
Dental problems in cats
From teething and tartar to tooth fractures, cats can experience a broad range of tooth problems.
Ticks on cats
Cats that are allowed outside should be checked regularly for ticks. Because the longer the parasites remain on the cat, the higher the risk of disease transmission. We will show you how to remove ticks properly.
Food allergies in cats
A food allergy is a reaction to food in which the immune system does not function normally. The body reacts to the protein that triggers the allergy as if it were a pathogen. Unfortunately, this reaction is far too intense.
What should cats never eat
Cats are choosy animals, but sometimes curiosity simply wins them over. This is why intolerable foods and poisonous plants, cleaning agents and medicines should be kept well out of their reach. We will provide advice on what you should watch out for.
Stomach problems in cats
An upset stomach is common in cats. The symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea. The problems usually go away on their own. If this is not the case, the underlying cause should be established with the help of a vet.
The right cat first aid kit
In the everyday life of a cat, you can always expect both minor and major emergencies from time to time.
Protecting your cat’s ears from illnesses
The ears of a cat are highly sensitive and ideal for hunting. However, cats can develop ear conditions that need to be treated quickly.
Deworming of cats
Cats are constantly at risk of becoming infected with worms. How often a cat should receive a treatment for worms depends primarily on its individual living circumstances. Some pets require deworming much more often than others.
Paw care for cats
Cats usually take care of their paws themselves. There are, however, a number of situations in which you should provide active support for your pet. This is especially true for cats who are allowed outdoors and whose paws are subjected to a considerable amount of stress.
Dental care for cats
An alarming number of cats have bad breath, inflammation of the gums, plaque or tartar. In an interview, veterinarian Dr. vet. med. Simone Radicke reveals what the most common dental problems are in cats, how you can recognise them and how to ensure perfect dental care.