Hair loss in cats
The problem of hair loss in cats, scientifically known as Alopecia is a common health among cats, hair loss may be partial or total, either regularly or randomly, and may be skin surrounding the hair falling either natural or red, and has protrusions has There is also a loss of skin, and the reasons that lead to the injury of cats in this case, the most important:
older cats infected with cancer. Neurological disorders; combing the hair of cats too much for example. Hormonal imbalances, especially the increased secretion of thyroid hormones or increased levels of steroid in the body. Skin allergies. Parasites that cause scabies. Fungi such as ringworm. Genetics factor. Treatment and prevention of cats from hair loss Treatment options for cats hair loss are limited, but if the cause is a skin or hormonal imbalance, medicines and topical treatments are available to solve the problem, although the reason is behavioral, behavioral therapy can be used to reduce the problem. It is good to have a comprehensive medical examination of hair and skin at least once a week. This can be done by combing the cat’s hair with a fine tooth comb and focusing on the areas covered by the hair. Cat, or constantly tightening her hair.
In any case, a veterinarian should be used to dispense safe topical treatments for the cat to relieve it from pain and itching; it may reduce the risk of hair loss and increase the likelihood of recovery.
Preventing hair loss Cats can be prevented and reduced by: How to comb: Cat must be combed for five to ten minutes at least once a week, and if the hair is thick and falling heavily, it may need to comb every two to three days or more, and must be cat every week to four weeks to reduce hair loss and drying , And it is recommended to purchase dry cat cleaning products and tools for use N weekly bathing periods, when the cat gets dirty, it can be replaced by wiping the cat with a damp clean towel. Healthy diet: High-quality cat foods, water supply, omega-3 fatty acids, and omega-6 fatty acids. If a cat is obese, you should try with a veterinarian to lose weight by providing healthy food and driving him to play a lot. , And you should always ensure that the cat is free of parasites and fleas.