Pancreatic illness is a frequent disease among cats. Pancreas is a gland in abdomen that makes enzymes that further helps in the digestion of food. Cats suffering from pancreatic illness are unable to digest or absorb the food well and will have fast paced weight loss. Tendency to eat up other animals faces and semi-made stools or loose stools are other symptoms, which are visible and also attract attention. Acute pancreatitis needs immediate veterinary care and chronic cases are managed much more easily.
Feline corneal sequestration or FCS is a disease that is unique for cats. It can affect just any breed of cats but is particularly common in some breeds such as Abbysinians, Burmese, Colorpoints, Himalayans and Persians. This can be detected only by doctors and do not have many visible symptoms. Allergies and skin problems in cats are serious and must be treated immediately. Fleas are the major cause of allergies and skin diseases. Keep your cat clean and you want find allergies attacking the cat frequently. Matted fur is the breeding ground for parasites that further causes inflammatory skin diseases. But do not make attempts to cut it off as the cat may be injured this way. Mats are hard to comb and will be painful. Vet may anesthetize and shave off the cat. Groom it regularly to keep off mats.
Rodent ulcer and stomatitis in cat is very deadly and therefore very crucial. The real cause of rodent ulcers is not certain but generally believed that they are the result of irritation due to rough tongue of cat and this sore is usually oval in shape. The treatment is possible with drugs such as hormones or cortisone. In some of the advanced cases, the surgical removal can be contemplated though it may be straining. Behavioral change is the major symptom for this disease. There are many infectious causes of stomatitis. They include feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus.
Dental cleaning and polishing by vets may keep all these diseases at bay. Keep proper care of your pet cat and it will be free from many deadly diseases.