If the cat does not eat a few days
Often, cat owners are faced with the fact that their pet loses its appetite and refuses to feed. If this is a single case and the appetite is quickly restored, then there is no cause for concern. But what if the animal does not eat for several days? The answer is unequivocal: the best thing you can do in this case is to show the animal to the doctor, who will conduct the examination and find the cause of the problem with appetite.
A cat may refuse to feed for the following reasons: Continue reading
Diagnosis of heart failure in dogs. Clinical analysis.
Determination of the physical condition of the dog
During a medical examination of a patient with signs of circulatory insufficiency, it is necessary to take into account body temperature, weight and condition of muscles, skin and hair, as well as the presence of swelling of the limbs. It is necessary to carry out palpation of the abdominal cavity in order to identify the state of the liver, the presence of ascites and tumors. Continue reading
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy – HCM
As I have already noted in other articles – unfortunately, dangerous heart diseases do not bypass our pets.
There are a number of diseases that have a negative effect on the cat’s heart, which can be caused by damage to the heart valves, heart shirts, blood vessels, etc. A number of such diseases lead to the development of cardiovascular failure – a clinical syndrome in which the minute volume of the heart does not ensures the normal functioning of the body as a whole. For example, in cats, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, commonly known by the acronym HCM, is common. Continue reading