As the saying goes: the body is good, eating is delicious, and so is Li mi! Cats are carnivores, so the length of the intestinal tract is relatively short compared with herbivorous animals, and the nutrients in food are absorbed by the intestinal tract, so for cats, intestinal health is particularly important.
1¡¢ Common causes of intestinal diseases in cats
1. Cats are more likely to suffer from intestinal diseases, which are related to the body structure, age and season of cats.
2. The digestive tract of the cat is relatively short, and it is allergic to many foods.
3. Cats like to lick their fur, which makes them more susceptible to intestinal diseases.
4. The digestive system of young cats is not fully developed and their immunity is weak, so they are prone to intestinal diseases.
5. In summer, the weather is getting hot and the temperature is rising, the food is easy to be rotten, and all kinds of fine particles and parasites are active, which seriously affect the intestinal health of cats.
6. Changes in the environment, or the owner does not feed attentively will also lead to the cat stress or reduce food intake, resulting in gastroenteritis.
7. Many cats suffer from intestinal diseases due to improper diet. Eating unclean food or feeding unsuitable cat food can stimulate the gastrointestinal tract and cause the destruction of intestinal flora and even lead to intestinal mucosal injury.
8. Caused by the cat’s own life. When the cat’s living environment changes, or is suffering from bacterial, parasitic and infectious diseases, the cat’s psychology is unstable and more sensitive to external stimulation. At this time, if the cat’s diet is changed, or the feeding is abnormal, especially when the high temperature in summer is easy to cause food spoilage, it is more likely to lead to intestinal diseases.
2¡¢ Common acute and chronic intestinal diseases
Gastroenteritis, colitis, chronic enteritis, acute and chronic diarrhea, vomiting and viral diarrhea. Symptoms of chronic intestinal diseases: diarrhea, vomiting, inability to eat normally or reduced food intake, weight loss within a certain period of time, even bloody stool and sharp weight loss in severe cases.
Cat plague is an infectious intestinal disease, which can completely reduce the cat’s natural immunity. Cat plague, also known as feline leukopenia, is a common clinical infectious gastroenteritis, which can cause anorexia, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, bloody stool and other symptoms. Can destroy the stability of intestinal mucosa, also can lead to leukopenia, completely destroy the cat’s own immune system, causing cat sepsis. If there are other complications, it can even lead to the death of the cat. The virus is particularly fond of infecting young cells, so once a young cat is infected with feline plague, the mortality rate is very high.