Know the Characteristics of Ailing Pets

Do you know your pet well ..?. If so, then you certainly will find out if your pet is sick. But for those of you who just have a pet, and do not know animal behavior, then you would be confused face. For that you must learn and recognize the characteristics of pets sick. Because animals can not talk, then you must always be vigilant when they started getting sick and began to show unusual behavior. You should be alert to signs such as the following:

  1. If animals are not drinking or excessive drinking (more than usual): means that your pet is dehydrated, or affected by diabetes.
  2. Your pet chews constantly: means a foreign object stuck around the mouth.
  3. Scratching the ear / head shaking continuously: bearti dirty ears, ear infections, or ear mite (ear mites).
  4. If animals are angry or refuse to be picked up: there is a disturbance or pain in internal organs (lungs, liver, kidney, etc.)
  5. Or cold dark place to hide more than 24 hours: mean animals are fever
  6. Licking or biting a particular body part continuously: pain / itch on the body part bitten.
  7. Defecate or urinate outside the place (litter box): diarrhea, hormonal disorders, disorders of the urinary tract.
  8. Babbling or continuously voiced: Birahi (mating time), in pain.
  9. Continuous vomiting: feline panleukopenia, indigestion, food is not suitable.
  10. Eye lethargic / drowsy, sleep all day: fever, lack of nutrition, infectious disease.
  11. Persistent cough: flu, respiratory illness, throat congestion.
  12. Scratching fur: leather & feather parasites (mites, fungi, bacteria), infections or sores on the skin.
  13. Pale or yellowish color of the gums or around the eyes: dehydration, anemia, blood parasites.
  14. Belly: bloated, overweight (obesity), swelling of the liver.
  15. Loss of appetite: the amount of food in the dinner plate is not reduced.
  16. Lame: bruises, bites, broken bones.
  17. Blood in urine (urine): interference with the organs and the urinary tract or blood parasites.
  18. Diarrhea continued: feline panleukopenia, unsuitable food, digestive parasites.
  19. Fur feels rough: nutritional deficiencies, digestive, parasitic on hair & skin.
  20. Not pooping more than 1 day: dehydration, intestinal blockage hairball, indigestion.

If there are symptoms like the above, then you should immediately treat your pet, or bring them to the nearest vet.

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