Cats are susceptible to lung diseases and cat owners should be conscientious of their cat’s breathing. Of course, regular check ups are extremely important.
The diagnosis for many feline lung diseases depends on the nature of the precise condition, the degree of its progression and the treatments that are accessible for it. On the bright side, most cases of respiratory distress are caused by either pleural effusion or asthma and the success rate of urgent-situation treatment for those two ailments is quite good.
Both asthma and pleural effusion are lung conditions that in the main respond well to therapy, but it still depends on the primary cause for the pleural effusion. A characteristic stay at the veterinary clinic will last between 24 and 48 hours. After that, continual therapy must be initiated to decrease the chances that another attack will take place in the future.
Reliable cat owners to have their felines undertake a medical checkup at least once a year. This checkup includes a meticulous exam of the cat’s entire respiratory system. Fecal examinations should also be done from time to time, and cats should be de-wormed as required. Additionally, caring cat owners should keep the air in their homes as clean as achievable, free of such potential allergens as mold, dust and smoke.
Every thoughtful cat owner should be conscious of the signs of respiratory distress. The earlier these signs are observed, the better. Your cat depends on you to give him/her the best possible care. Don’t ignore the signs; don’t turn a blind eye to their suffering. Your feline is your friend.