Common health issues in kittens
During a kitten’s first year, they’re prone to a variety of illnesses and health issues. As a new owner, it can be difficult to know what’s normal and what are the signs of something more serious. Here are the key things to be aware of when it comes to kitten health:
Kitten health problems – other typical signs
1. Ears, eyes, mouth, nose
Are your kitten’s ears leaking or scratched? Are their eyes watery or blurred? Is their nose dry, runny, or sneezy? Also check your kitten’s nose in case if is dry, runny, or sneezy.
2. Respiratory system
Are they coughing, sneezing, or wheezing?
3. Skin and fur
Is it dull, brittle, oily, or balding?
4. Weight and loss of appetite
Is your kitten thinning or have they had a sudden weight gain? Do they have an apathy towards food, or have they stopped eating?
5. Digestive system
Do they have vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, or excessive thirst?
6. Urinary system
Are they urinating more often? Is it a different color?
Understanding your kitten's health
It's important to understand your kitten's routines and behavior, so you can quickly recognize the signs if something isn't right. It's also important to understand a few key milestones, such as vaccinations and booster injections.Kitten health