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How To Tell If Your Cat Has Allergies

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Cats are pretty resilient, but when a kitty has allergies, their bodies can be susceptible to a lot of environmental dangers.

So what are the symptoms and how can you treat your feline so he or she will be just fine?

For starters, signs and symptoms to look for include:

Sneezing, coughing (if the cat has asthma), wheezing
Itchy skin/increased scratching
Itchy, runny eyes
Itchy back or base of tail (most commonly seen in flea allergies)
Itchy ears and ear infections
Vomiting
Diarrhea
Snoring caused by an inflamed throat
Paw chewing/swollen paws

Dangers that can cause these symptoms include cleaning products, cigarette smoke, perfumes, fleas, and fabrics.

Once you think your cat has allergies, visit your personal veterinarian. Your vet can help you identify the specific allergen and your vet may prescribe medications or help your prevent the cause.

Staying proactive once identifying cat allergies will help your cat go a long way!

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One comment to “How To Tell If Your Cat Has Allergies”



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    Who knew your site would have kitty advice! Loved the article - it was very helpful. Thanks!