Minor Causes of Cat Wheezing
Wheezing may be brought on by a case of a sinus
infection like what me and you may catch. Its not serious
but the wheezing can cause discomfort for your cat so a trip
to the vet may be needed. Your vet should be able to provide
you with some antibiotics for you cat.
Other causes maybe things like smoke from a cigarette that
may cause wheezing, so avoiding smoking around your cat will
help prevent them from wheezing.
Regular hovering may also help by keeping dust levels down
as dust may be the cause of your cat wheezing.
Cat wheezing has also been linked to stress, if your cat
has been put into a position were he or she is getting
stressed, they may begin to wheeze.
More Serious Causes of Cat Wheezing
Cat wheezing should never be ignored as it could be
something serious causing it such as an infestation of heart
worms or ling worms and other parasites that affect the
lungs. In these cases, treatments such as oral medication or
injections can help your cat recover. The most dangerous
cause of Cat wheezing is asthma. A cat that has Cat
asthma will have inflamed bronchial walls in their lungs
that results in the lining of the lungs to become much more
susceptible to viruses. This results in even more
inflammation of the bronchial walls and a greater production
of mucus. With more mucus the airways become even smaller
making breathing a lot more difficult. An asthma attack can
be triggered by an ingredient in your cats food.
Cat Asthma Treatment
The most common treatment for Cat asthma is
corticosteroids. There are other illnesses that have similar
symptoms to Cat asthma so steroids are used to diagnose
asthma as the problem. Once steroids are administered, if
the problem is asthma then the wheezing should reduced to
confirm that as the problem. Other medicines may be given in
order to open your cats airways by bronchodilation. To help
with muscle spasms of the bronchioles, periactin is given to
help reduce the spasms that result in wheezing.
If your cat dose turn out to have asthma, then your cat will
need medication for the rest of his or her life. Regular
vaccines may need to be administered, there are also
homeopathic ways that seem to help keep asthma at bay, but
it is always best to consult with your vet for professional
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