The nose is wet: Generally speaking, the nose of a healthy cat should be wet and cool, because it can keep the cat’s keen sense of smell. Sense of smell is very important for cats and cats, and the inhaled air is moist, which will make the cat feel the smell more easily.
The nose is dry. Disease factors: common constipation, fever, fever and other disease factors can cause the cat nose dry. If the owner finds that the cat’s nose is dry, he should check the cat for other abnormalities, and if so, seek medical advice as soon as possible.
Environmental factors: a cat’s nose is dry, sometimes it does not necessarily mean that the cat is sick. If a cat is in a hot and dry environment, even if the cat takes in more water, it is difficult to keep its nose moist. At this time, the dry nose of a cat has nothing to do with the disease.
When resting or sleeping: when a cat is resting or sleeping, its nose will be dry. This is due to the cat’s constant temperature when sleeping, the body is in a stable state, resulting in dry nose. When the cat wakes up, its nose will return to moist state after a little activity.
Nose dry how to do: if the cat nose dry, you can first check whether the cat has fever, loss of appetite, vomiting or diarrhea and other sick symptoms, if not, you can rule out the factors of illness. At this time, you can check whether the cat is in a hot and dry environment (such as on the balcony in summer). If so, you can’t let the cat stay in the hot environment for a long time, otherwise it may lead to heatstroke.
Timely medical treatment: if it is confirmed that it is caused by illness, it should be sent to the hospital in time for treatment. After treatment, after the cat recovered to health, the dry nose naturally improved and became moist.
Dry nose or environmental reasons
Reasons: according to the research, the suitable environment for cats to survive should be between 15-25 degrees Celsius, humidity should be between 45-55%; too dry, hot environment will lead to dry nose.
Solution: turn on the air conditioner or electric fan for the cat, and don’t let the cat stay in the too hot environment for a long time. Although the cat is a heat and cold resistant animal, too hot and stuffy environment may lead to the cat unable to adapt to heatstroke. At the same time, increase the water supply, and try to prepare more water in the place where the cat often passes, so that it can drink at any time ¡£
A cat has a dry nose or a cold
Cause: if the cat’s nose is dry and has runny nose, sneezing, vomiting, diarrhea, fever and other symptoms, it may be a cold or sick.
Solution: if there is only mild cold symptoms, you can feed some pet cold granules; if the symptoms are more serious, it is recommended to take the cat to see a doctor for examination in time to investigate the causes of cat plague, small and other diseases, because this kind of disease is difficult to be found at the beginning, which is similar to cold symptoms.
Dry nose or physiological phenomenon in cats
If the cat is sleeping in the state of dry nose, it is a normal physiological phenomenon, do not need to worry too much. Because the cat’s body heat consumption is low when sleeping, and the body temperature is maintained at a stable low state, the phenomenon of dry nose will appear. Generally, after waking up, it will become moist gradually. Therefore, the excrement removal officer should not think that a dry nose must be sick, which needs to be judged by combining with comprehensive factors.
Can cat nose dryness judge health status
The dryness and wetness of a cat’s nose can not be used as the only indicator to measure the physical condition, because it will be affected by various external factors. A healthy cat in a dry and hot environment will also dry its nose. Therefore, the excrement removal officer should combine the comprehensive factors and pay attention to observe whether the cat has symptoms such as runny nose, fever, affecting appetite and spirit.
1. Using a thermometer
Ask an assistant to hold the cat firmly, hold the cat’s neck spine with one hand (so that you can easily lift the tail). Take a short glass thermometer, shake down the mercury with a few swipes of wrist. Lubricate the glass tube with paraffin oil or vegetable oil, lift the cat’s tail, and slowly turn the thermometer to 2cm inside. Gently tilt the thermometer to a certain angle, So that the tube can reach the rectal wall. Hold the cat for about one minute, then pull out the thermometer, wipe it off and look at the scale reading.
You can also put the thermometer directly on the cat’s hind legs close to the abdomen. Then hold the cat and let the cat’s legs clamp the thermometer as tightly as possible. Check the scale of the thermometer in 3 or 5 minutes.
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2. Look at the nose
Normally, a cat’s nose is cold and moist when it is awake. A cat with fever or hyperthermia has a dry nose. What needs to be distinguished is that the cat’s nose is also dry when it is sleeping, because the cat will not lick its nose.
Cats with fever can have these clinical manifestations: sneezing. rhinorrhea. Eye secretion increased, conjunctiva flush, shy tears. Depressed spirit, crouch less movement, whole body shaking.
The normal body temperature of a cat is different from that of a human. It is generally slightly higher than that of a human being, ranging from 38 ¡æ to 39.5 ¡æ. A cat’s forehead is not a fever.
A healthy cat’s temperature should be around 38.7 ¡æ. When measuring the temperature of a cat, you should first swing the thermometer, then dip it in a little lubricating oil. After the work is done, lift the cat’s tail, and then put the thermometer. There is another thing to note, that is, the thermometer must be parallel to the cat’s body, and observe the changes of the thermometer. Take out the reading after a minute.
In addition to this method, a thermometer is placed between the cat’s hind legs and abdomen. If you’re using an electronic thermometer, just put it in the cat’s ear.
Read the temperature again, and then compare the value with 38.7 degrees. If it exceeds the value, it means that the cat has a fever.
Cat fever has some performance, under normal circumstances, the cat’s nose is wet and cool, if the fever, its nose will become dry. In addition, healthy cats do not have too much eye droppings, eyes are bright, * clean, smooth and glossy fur. Cats generally have fever when they are sick, but different cats have different manifestations. The more common causes are cat nasal branch and cat plague. If the two diseases are not treated in time, they may lead to the death of cats.
Prevention and treatment of cat fever
The reason why the nose is dry is that kittens don’t have a strong sense of licking their nose.
It’s best to dip a cotton swab with water and rub it from time to time
If you don’t feel energetic, you are advised to see a veterinarian.
Review the situation
If the nose is dry when touching it, it is necessary to observe whether the cat has other symptoms.
If the cat is accompanied by depression, loss of appetite, sneezing, runny nose, cough, tears, conjunctivitis and other symptoms, then the cat is sick.
Diagnosis and treatment
The best way for a cat to get sick is to find out and treat it early, so you should pay more attention to the cat at ordinary times.
When the cat has the above symptoms, it indicates that the cat has infected the nasal branch. Although the cat nasal branch is not a terminal disease, it still has a certain mortality rate
Most diseases, as long as we do a good job in prevention, can reduce the probability of infection.
Cats infected with nasal branch, even after cure, will still be infected, and secondary mortality is higher.
A dry nose is a sign of the body that it may be a little uncomfortable or ill.
Some cats have a dry nose
If a cat’s nose is dry from its infancy, it will also be a special dry nose kitten in adulthood. As long as the body has no symptoms, full of vitality, can eat, play and act coquettish, then there is no need to worry about whether it is in bad health. It doesn’t matter if your nose is dry in your health.
The cat’s nose in the air-conditioned room will be dry
Most of the families with cats have air conditioning, which turns on the heating in winter and the air conditioning in summer. If you blow air conditioning or heating for a long time, your nose will be dry.
If you sneeze, you may have a cold
If there is a dry nose, sneezing, sleeping under the bed, the excrement removal officer should measure its temperature. If the temperature rises, be careful whether it is a cat’s nasal branch. If not, it may be just a slight cold, don’t worry too much, do a good job of keeping warm will be able to recover.
Cat, belonging to the cat family, is a more extensive family pet in the world. The ancestors of domestic cats are supposed to be desert cats originated in ancient Egypt, Persian cats in Persia, which have been domesticated by humans for 3500 years (but not completely domesticated like dogs).
General cat: head round, face short, forelimb five fingers, hind limbs four toes, toe tip with sharp and curved claws, claws can stretch. Nocturnal sex.
Hunting other animals by ambush, most of them can climb trees. There are fat pads on the bottom of the cat’s toes to avoid making noises when walking and not to scare rats away when hunting. The claws are in a contraction state when they are on the road to prevent the claws from being blunt, and will be extended when catching rats and climbing rocks.
As a docile, intelligent and lively animal, cat has a long history as a family pet, especially in European and American countries.
At the beginning of the 20th century, a zoologist in the United States first invented cat tree, a product designed to treat the growing depression of domestic cats.
Its scattered space combination enables the domestic pet cat to have free play space, stimulates the cat’s nature, and the natural hemp rope on the product lets the cat feel the natural breath, and can maintain the physiological habit of grinding claws without destroying the furniture.
Today, in many countries, some high-end products have become the standard household products and handicrafts. They are combined with the aesthetic taste of the owner’s home style, so that cats and people can enjoy high-grade life.
International famous brands, such as Garfield island in Australia and mordencat in the United States, are all enterprises for product development in this field. Cat tree and cat climbing frame are their important products.
Reference: Baidu Encyclopedia – Cat
Normally, a cat’s nose should be cold and moist when awake. His nose should be dry when he goes to sleep and when he wakes up, but he should be wet when he wakes up.
If the nose is dry, you can see if he has a fever. Nose dry + sneeze, consider whether it is a cold or nasal branch, you can consider going to the hospital to see a doctor.
A cat’s nose can be used to judge its body temperature and health status. A healthy kitten’s nose should be a little wet.
And the lines on the cat’s nose are the same as the fingerprints of human beings. Every cat is different.
What’s more, the color of the cat’s nose is the same as that of the cat’s meat pad. It’s a pink nose, and the meat pad is also pink. If it’s a little purple, the meat pad is purple, and so on
1¡¢ The reasons for the dry nose of cats are as follows:
1. Environmental factors: if the cat’s living environment is very dry and hot, it is difficult to ensure that the nose is wet even if the cat drinks more water. If the cat itself is in a humid environment, I believe its nose will be a little wet, so it is not that the cat’s nose is dry that means illness.
2. When a cat sleeps, its nose is dry: when a cat is resting or sleeping, its nose will be dry. Maybe it is because the body temperature is relatively constant when sleeping, and the cat does not have too much energy consumption. Therefore, the body is in a relatively stable state, which leads to the dry nose of the cat. Therefore, it does not mean that the cat’s nose is dry.
3. The cat is sick: when a cat is sick, its nose will become dry. This is a common phenomenon and also a symptom that can be easily found. The causes of dry nose may be constipation, fever, sick body heat, etc. at this time, the owner should take the cat to the pet hospital for examination. Many factors may cause the cat to have a fever, so the cat’s fever is not a disease Disease, but a reaction of disease, should arouse the attention of the host.
The study found that the most suitable environment temperature for pet cats is 15-25 ¡æ, the most suitable humidity is 45% – 55%, the temperature range is 38-39.2, the number of breaths is 20-30 / min, and the heart rate is 120-140 / min. Of course, when a cat is sick, even if the environment is this standard, the cat’s nose will still dry.
Therefore, parents must pay attention to it. When the environment is normal, if a cat’s nose is dry for a long time, it means that the cat is sick or unwell. Besides a cold and a fever, there are many other reasons that can cause the nose of a kitten to change. For example, if you get angry and constipation, etc.
If the cat’s nose is always dry. And there’s no physical side effects, so there’s no need to worry too much.
Humidity in the air directly affects the nose of a cat. For example, wet summer and cold and dry winter, you will find that the nose of the cat is significantly different from the wet degree. At the same time, the humidity of the air at home will directly affect the nose of the cat. This kind of situation needs to shovel excrement officer to add observation, in nose dry at the same time whether there are other adverse symptoms.
A cat’s nose may be dry when it sleeps, which is a common phenomenon. Maybe it’s because the body temperature is constant when sleeping, and the cat doesn’t have too much energy consumption, so the body is in a relatively stable state, which leads to the dry nose of the cat. Therefore, it is not because the cat’s nose is dry that it means illness. At this point, if you wake the cat from sleep (if you can wake up), and play with the cat for a while, the cat’s nose will become wet.
My cat’s nose is sleeping and just getting up, it will be dry, that is very normal! If you have been very dry, you may have a little cold or something. You can touch it, whether the ears are hot or not; and when the nose is dry, it is not hot; the stool is normal and abnormal; whether the mental state is good; if there are no other symptoms, you can rest assured, it’s OK! Cats are not as delicate as dogs! There is a cat’s sleep a day is generally more than 20 hours, more sleep can be beneficial to its growth needs, so wait for it to sleep well! Just wake up with enough energy!