Disease: Gingival hyperplasia refers to masses that are attached to your pet's gums. The mass can be small to large size and appear vegetative to firm and solid. There can be single or multiple masses. Clinical signs from this disease can be:
- Bad breath
- Presence of an enlarging mass or masses
- Bleeding from the gum
- Teeth that appears loose around the mass area
This is a disorder that affects the bladder and urethra (tube from the bladder), resulting in the cat having difficulty in urinating, urinating small amounts often, and even passing blood in the urine. If you observe any of these signs, you should take your cat to the vet. At the veterinary clinic, a careful physical examination will be performed on the cat, including palpation of the kidneys and the bladder.
Toxoplasmosis in humans and the role of cats in human infection (particularly pregnant women) has been the subject of much research and argument over the years. The latest results of 20 years of research in the United States of America are summarized below.
The three most common worms in New Zealand that can infect your cat or kitten are:Roundworm, Hookworm, Tapeworm. The most common signs of worms in your cat are an increase in appetite, upset stomach, diarrhoea, poor coat, pot belly or loss of weight.
Skin, allergy and coat problems are the most common diseases of companion animals. Whether causing pain, itching and discomfort or simply hair loss, skin diseases are visible and command your Veterinarians attention. ...