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Why do cats get hairballs all the time?

Why do cats get hairballs all the time?

Why do cats develop hairballs? Most cats will fall victim to coughing up a hairball at some stage of their lives- this is simply because cats are fastidious about grooming themselves and will naturally ingest some of the hair that they groom when they do so.

Is it normal for a cat to throw up a hairball?

This most often resurfaces as a hairball. Although a cat vomiting up a hairball every so often is normal, there are times when you may need to be concerned. Hairballs shouldn’t be painful, frequent or difficult for your cat to pass.

How old is the Kitten I got from the hurricane?

I got the kitten from the … hi there – i recently (this week) took in a semi-feral stray cat. she had been coming to my house since right after the hurricane on the east coast. … We adopted our Persian cat, about a year ago. I’d say he is about 4 or 5 years old.

What to do if your cat has a hairball problem?

If your cat has a consistent hairball problem, you might want to look into a cat food that is formulated for hairballs.

Why does my cat have a hairball in his stomach?

Hairball: Hairballs are regurgitated or cleared from your cat’s stomach in a manner that may seem similar to vomiting. They cat may heave for several moments attempting to clear the hairball and may also bring up a small amount of stomach fluid or regurgitated food with the hairball due to the aggressive coughing.

How old are my 3 year old cats?

My two 3 year old adult cats terrified of new kitten… I brought home a new kitten two days ago (will be three late this afternoon) and my two adult cats seem very afraid of it. It’s 8 weeks old, so very small compared to them and definately not agressive or even too rambunctious about approaching them.

How old was my youngest cat when she got a kitten?

When I got my youngest cat, Kit, she was about 8 weeks old as well. My 3 year old male thought she was great! He loved her right away but she’s super feisty and she hissed at him. He hid behind the couch with his feelings hurt and wouldn’t come out until I got him and petted him.

Why is my 3 year old cat afraid of kittens?

He will watch from the end of the hallway while the kitten toddles about, and today he actually got within about 12 feet of it, but he seems very afraid. If kitten gets within about 10 feet of him, he does the hissing and retreat thing. I know this is going to take some time, but does anyone have any hints to make all cats more comfortable?