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Joint pain in cats

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Feline joint pain is hard on cats and their human companions as well. Some ordinary causes of feline joint pain are bacterial or septic infections, bone problems, autoimmune disorders and cartilage degeneration. There are many routes of treatment obtainable for feline joint pain, from diets to medications. Veterinary care is suggested if you deduce that your cat is suffering from joint problems. Your veterinarian can prescribe the treatment that suits your individual cat the best. Nonetheless, when armed with the appropriate information and care strategies, your cat can live a comfortable and pain-free life

Vitamin C helps to increase your cat's immune system and avert health problems and to ward off infection. Supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin are supportive in relieving painful joints by strengthening the joint and mending damage to the joint. Essential fatty acid supplements help to reduce of joint inflammation, which makes the cat's joints less painful. Watch for supplements especially formulated for cats, or ask your veterinarian to advocate one.

A healthy diet can help relieve feline joint problems. Your feline’s food should contain a named meat protein as the foremost ingredient, because this ensures your cat gets essential nutrients and vitamins. Your veterinarian can propose a diet for your arthritic cat that will provide sufficient nutrition as it aids in treatment of joint problems. Keep your cat at the suitable weight; obesity is a great contributor to joint pain in addition to other feline health problems. Make double sure that a pregnant cat receives correct nutrition during pregnancy in order to put off future joint problems as well as other health problems in her litter.

Massage is a well-liked treatment that increases flexibility, reduces inflammation, cuts stress and improves circulation. Massage can be executed by a licensed professional or at home by you. Chiropractic adjustments for your feline can be administered to relieve muscle pain. At home, you can help your kitty by making sure a litter box is available on each level of the house to prevent redundant stair climbing, keep food and water in locations opportune to your cat, offer a heated pet bed, and supply a quiet place for your cat to relax when she/he feels stressed.

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