Friday, October 31, 2008

Reasons to Purchase Cat Health Insurance

Cats are very interesting and nice creatures. A large volume of pet keepers like cats so much for their innocent and funny attitude. When a cat owner brings a new kitten at home he or she must have to keep in mind about the cat's common and extreme diseases. When cat owners first bring their brand new kitten to the vet they should have the kitten vaccinated for distemper. For proper treatment a cat owner must have cat health insurance. Details will be found below.

* Kidney failure is the most common disease of senior cats.

* Hairballs is another threats to cat's health. It's a clumps of hair that is found in the cat's digestive system. A special food menu can eliminate hairball but in many cases it becomes extreme and surgery is the only one solution to remove hairball.

* Urinary tract infections can be developed by cats. Cats having a urinary tract infection generally cry when they are using their litter box. Treating the urinary tract infection generally depends on the type of infection. Vets will normally put the cat on a round of antibiotics after having tests to determine the origin of the infection. If the infection has spread to the kidneys or caused a blockage immediate veterinary action is needed.

* Some cats develop upper respiratory problems. Cats that have these type of illness often cough, sneeze, have runny noses, discharge from the eyes, and are listless. Some cats will run a fever. Cats having an upper respiratory illness are contagious and should be kept separate from other cats. They should be encouraged to drink lots of fluids. If your cat develops a fever take him to the veterinarian for a round of antibiotics. High fevers, if left untreated, can lead to brain damage and death.

* A lot of pet cats could have diabetes.

Besides the above mentioned diseases and problems a cat can have more problems for which a good pet health insurance plan should be purchased to reduce the vet bills and fees.


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