How old is your feline friend? If he/she is an adult, then they’re at a higher risk of dealing with such health conditions as: 

  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Diabetes 
  • Cardiac disease
  • Cancer

You can prevent these diseases from developing or advancing by knowing how to care for your cat and scheduling regular checkups with our vets. There are also some tips to follow. Check them out below. 

Maintain a Safe Environment

Maintain a Safe Environment

Only a veterinarian can determine if your cat is susceptible to any of the diseases mentioned above. A healthy home can also decrease the chances of these diseases from developing. You can boost your cat’s general healthy by:

  • Providing high-quality food to avoid them from becoming overweight
  • Keeping their litter box clean and keeping an eye on their potty behaviors
  • Keeping them active with toys 

Read Your Cat’s Body Language

Read Your Cat’s Body Language

Cats tend to hide their pain or illness well. However, there are some signs to let you know that it’s time to see our vets:

  • Dilated pupils
  • Squinted eyes
  • Hunched backs
  • Lowered ears 
  • Hiding 
  • Limping
  • Not eating food or drinking water
  • Sleeping more than usual
  • Blood or mucus in their stools

These are just a few signs, but if you spot anything unusual in your cat’s behavior, then reach out to us. 

Visit Our Pet Hospital Today!

It’s important to get your cat checked as often as possible. We provide dental care, behavioral counseling, and vaccinations as well, so call (956) 787-2709 to set up your appointment!

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