Cancer is spreading like wildfire in humans as well as animals. Even our feline friends aren’t immune to the disease.
In this blog post, I will go over cancer in cats and share everything there is to know.
So, without further ado, let’s begin.
- 50% of the older cat population gets cancer
In cats, cancer is a disease that comes with age. So, as a cat gets older, her chances of getting cancer increase. Almost 50% of cats over the age of 10 develop cancer.
- There are some common types of cancers that cats get
Mammary cancer, skin cancer, nd. lymphoma are three of the most common types of cancers found in felines.
- Vomiting is one of the most common symptoms in cats
If your kitty has been vomiting a lot, it’d time to give your vet a call to rule out cancer. Vomiting isn’t common for cats and is an indicator of cancer.
- Not all cancers have the same symptoms
It is true that different cancers have different symptoms. This includes diarrhea, vomiting, weight loss, and changes in appetite. It is important to take your feline friend to the vet for regular checkups.
- Early detection of cancer can save your kitty’s life
The earlier the cancer is detected, the better the chances of your cat’s survival. Same of true for humans as cancer is easier to fight off in the early stages.
I hope this blog post gave you some insight. Do let me know if you liked this blog post and would like to see more posts like this one!