Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login

Cat Hairball Tips

by kit.m (follow)
Pet Care (136)      Cats (62)      Behaviour (42)      Health (38)      Diet (3)     
Retrieved from MorgueFile.com


No one likes a sticky surprise on their carpet! Here are a few tips to reduce hairballs in cats.

During shedding season cats can over-groom and this increases hair excess. This isnít just found on clothes and furniture in fact, most of it is ingested by the cat. Grooming your cat regularly removes all the loose hair before it is swallowed and can reduce hairballs dramatically.

Retrieved from MorgueFile.com


Cats have primal instincts and believe it or not, where their water bowl is located can help reduce hair ingestion. In the wild, a cat wouldn't drag its prey to a watering hole to eat and drink simultaneously. Domestic cats have inherited this instinct from their wild cousins. Owners should keep a catís water bowl in a separate location to his or her food bowl.

Retrieved from MorgueFile.com

There are several specially formulated cat foods and treats which aid in the fight against hairballs. Each pet is different, so always consult the catís vet first before making any drastic diet changes.

Retrieved from MorgueFile.com


If you are concerned about your catís chronic hairball problem, be sure to consult a veterinarian for the best course of action to help alleviate the problem. Always consult with a veterinarian when it comes to major changes in health, diet and behaviour.

#Pet Care
#Diet
#Health
#Behaviour
#Cats
I like this Article - 3
Do you have a pet story or helpful tips and tricks to share with other pet owners? You can get paid for submitting your original articles, product reviews or pet tips! Apply here.
More Articles by kit.m
I have a family member who used to breed quails and bantams
1 answer
Have you ever noticed your cat with a bit of bleeding from the nose? Several possible causes of fel...
1 like
We are now entering the warmer months of summer which means that allergens in the environment, cause...
2 likes
Recently I treated my pet cat with clomicalm (an anti-depressant), because he was suffering from q...
2 answers
Our pets are curious creatures, and this can often lead us into trouble
1 like
Dog shows can be good fun to watch, they can encapsulate the friendship and unconditional love tha...
2 answers
view all articles by kit.m
Articles by kit.m on Other Hubs
Yesterday a brand new Star Wars trailer hit the internet, featuring familiar old characters and ...
2 answers
Just a warning for anyone reading this article: it follows the typical view that most hold for t...
160 views
Richard Curtis is quite the talented man
1 answer
ID: 34744
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Most of us have at least one pet Ė some of us have many Ė and we love them dearly
7 likes
Donít let your petís food and water dishes become a science experiment
8 likes
Canine Dental hygiene is key part of maintaining your dogís overall health and wellbeing
8 likes
Do you feed your pets at the table? Iím not talking about feeding them table scraps- I mean do ...
6 likes
Shooting (pictures of!) dogs is like any other sort or photography with its own charms, quirks and...
6 likes
**%%Loves Me, Loves Me Not?%%** Cats have always been a bit of an enigmaÖ
11 likes
We all enjoy the beauty that greenery and flowers bring inside our homes
7 likes
Pets are a member of the family so why wouldnít you want to capture their precious moments for your ...
8 likes
When parents bring a new baby into their home, they take every precaution to make it safe
7 likes
**Who will look after your pets when you are gone?** My husband and I were recently updating ...
8 likes
Categories
Dogs (149)
Cats (62)
Birds (13)
Horses (3)
Health (38)
Pets (28)
Feeding (25)
Safety (10)
Summer (4)
Llamas (4)
Dental (3)
Diet (3)
Toxic (3)
Grief (3)
Fowl (3)
Fleas (3)
Dog (3)
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version