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How to Deal With Cat Stomach Pain

Dealing with cat stomach pain might prove to be somewhat tricky. The first “obstacle” is determining if your cat is indeed feeling stomach ache. You can look for related symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation and vomiting. Let’s take a look at these cases that can cause pain:

Diarrhea can be caused by many things, including diet changes, infections and even stress. When talking to your vet about this problem you should also recall what food has your cat eaten in the last few days.

Constipation, just like in us humans, can cause acute stomach pain in cats. To avoid cat constipation problems, a good idea is to always give your cat plenty of water and fiber in the diet.

Hairballs are also a quite common problem in cats that can cause stomach ache as they build up in the stomach. Hairball problems will also cause vomiting. There are products in the market that can minimize greatly the appearance of such hair balls.

Other conditions and problems that can bring cat stomach pain are:

  • Bloating
  • Arsenic Poisoning
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Salmonella
  • Feline Panleukopenia
  • Ascites

As you can see, stomach pain can be the symptoms of more serious conditions. In the common cases of diarrhea, constipations and hairballs, prevention is key on dealing with cat stomach pain. In the rest of cases and conditions listed. The best way to deal with the pain must be directed by the vet, who will take into account the underlying problem.

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