Skin disease is one of the common diseases of cats. It not only makes the cat suffer, but also bothers the owner. The skin disease is easy to relapse and infect, which is also the main reason for poor treatment. Therefore, it is very necessary to prevent cat skin disease. It can not only keep the cat healthy, but also reduce the owner’s trouble. How to prevent cat skin disease? What are the common skin diseases?
How to prevent cat skin disease
In the process of raising pet cats, in addition to taking good care of the cat’s hair, we must also pay attention to the cat’s skin health. The house should always be clean and clean. In order to avoid bringing parasites out of the house, you should handle clothes and shoes a little when you come back from the outside. Cats should also try to avoid contact with other pet cats with fleas to prevent infection of parasites.
In general, long haired cats should take a bath every two months, while short haired cats can take a bath every three or four months or even half a year. The specific cycle of bathing for the cat depends on the cleanliness of the cat’s body. When it is found that the cat’s body has been very dirty, it can be washed and cleaned to prevent breeding parasites on the cat’s hair.
In a word, healthy skin is not only the human demand, pet cat also has the right to pursue beautiful, but also has the right to enjoy healthy hair and healthy body. Therefore, to maintain the health of pet cat fur is also a must and must be done by breeders in the process of pet cats, which is also the premise of ensuring the harmony between cats and people.
What are the common skin diseases of cats
Cat hair loss: “hair loss” is the technical name for baldness. A cat’s symptoms are itchy, will bite its own hair, and often have behavioral changes. Hair loss can be caused by allergic reactions (such as fleas, parasites (such as lice, mites, tinea, etc.), and in severe cases, cats will pull their hair.
Different causes of skin diseases will show different symptoms, so different treatments are needed. Mites are often the culprit and can cause different symptoms. Mites do not cause itching and are not contagious. It’s actually a very small species that lives in the hair follicles of cats. However, some wriggling can cause severe itching, which is also contagious, so it can be transmitted between cats. Therefore, if your cat suddenly begins to itch, especially if there are severe scratches, you need to contact your veterinarian for treatment.
Eosinophilic granuloma: eosinophils are cells of the immune system that help kill bacteria. By doing so, it can also develop inflammation. Granuloma is a form of swelling in which many eosinophils congregate in an area in an attempt not to be infected, but this cannot be successful. Cat’s disease, belongs to the skin and gingival lesions, such as raised plaque or swelling constantly become larger, so there will be swelling, erosion or ulceration, the same phenomenon on the skin. However, these lesions are not itchy, but they are painful. This usually happens in kittens, which are the most common when they are 6 to 12 months old.
Once a cat has a skin disease, it should be actively treated. Don’t delay it. If there are other pets in the house, you should isolate them first. All the things used by the cats infected with skin diseases should be disinfected regularly. Let the cat bask in the sun, so as to effectively help the cat recover.