Cat health

Cat health: Tips for healthy kitties

The health of their cats is something close to the heart of cat owners! What can you do if your cat shows typical symptoms of illness and how can you ensure that your cat stays fit and healthy? Find out in our Cat Health section.

Ticks on cats
Cat health

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… 
Cat diarrhoea
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Cat diarrhoea

it is a symptom that appears due to a wide variety of causes. Diarrhoea is usually not caused by something the cat has eaten, as is often suspected, but is frequently triggered by bacteria, viruses… 
Excess weight in cats
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Excess weight in cats

If a cat is overweight, it not only affects its general vitality - it can also cause real health problems. Excess weight (obesity) damages joints, the heart and circulation and can lead to other… 
Cat scratching itself
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Cat scratching itself

If a cat scratches itself frequently and its skin or fur have changed, you should determine the cause. Itchiness can cause cats a lot of discomfort. Animals often injure themselves when scratching,… 
Signs of illness in cats
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Signs of illness in cats

As the owner, you are the first to notice when your cat shows signs of illness.  These can manifest, for example, as unusual behaviour, a reduction in food consumption or a change in appearance. Any… 
Struvite stones in cats
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Struvite stones in cats

Struvite stones, which are made up of magnesium-ammonium-phosphate, often lead to illness in cats. A range of different reasons must be considered to determine the cause of struvite stones. One factor… 
Tooth problems in cats
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Tooth problems in cats

From teething and tartar to tooth fractures, cats can experience a broad range of tooth problems. From a veterinary perspective, even cats’ teeth should be cleaned from time to time. For cats which… 
Fleas in cats
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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. Almost every… 
Epilepsy in cats
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Epilepsy in cats

Cats can also develop epilepsy. Although such seizures are generally not as serious as they look, the cause should be determined. A phase of restlessness or clinging attachment to the owner precedes… 
Diabetes in cats
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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. Cats… 
Blood pressure in cats
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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. For some time, measurement of blood pressure even in cats… 
Allergies in cats
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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. An allergy is defined as excessive activity of the… 
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Cats' eyes

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. Cats use their eyes… 
Urinary tract stones in cats
Cat health

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. So-called urethral plugs, which are comprised of… 
KIDNEY PROBLEMS IN CATS
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KIDNEY PROBLEMS IN CATS

Diseases of the internal organs are not uncommon in cats, especially in older animals. Of particular importance are the organs that are central to the metabolism, such as the kidneys. As the main… 
Moulting in cats
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Moulting in cats

Cats moult twice a year. During this process, cat owners should provide their pet with support.