Common Diseases in Cats

Cats, like humans, get sick and have diseases too. According to Catscaress.com, there is an estimated 86.4 million
cats in the United States. In addition, it is estimated that there are 220 million owned cats and 480 million stray cats in the world
(Source:  https://catscaress.com/how-many-cats-are-there-in-the-us/)

Below is a list of common diseases found in our beloved felines:

  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Megaesophagus (inability to swallow food properly)
  • Color Blindness
  • Renal Amyloidosis (accumulation of abnormal proteins in the kidneys)
  • Struvite Crystals (microscopic crystal found in urine)
  • Stomatitis (inflammatory disease contributing to dental and immune disease)
  • Gingivitis (inflammation of the gums)
  • Upper Respiratory Disease/Infections
  • Diarrhea
  • Chin Acne
  • Hip Dysplasia (abnormal development of the hips)
  • Coccidia (microscopic parasite infecting the intestinal tracts)
  • Epilepsy/Seizures
  • Feline Hyperesthesia (neurological syndrome)
  • Rodent ulcers (awful looking ulcers on the lips)
  • Brain tumors
  • Jaundice
  • Feline Calicivirus (FCV) – highly contagious
  • Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Addison’s Disease (disease of the adrenal glands)
  • Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (FVR) – a type of herpes
  • Neurological disorders
  • Anisocoria (unequal pupil sizes)
  • Ringworm
  • Constipation
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Abscesses
  • Giardiasis (parasitic disease that is highly contagious among cats)
  • Heart Disease
  • Cystitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Hyperlipidemia (too much fat in the blood)
  • Pyometra (serious uterine infection)
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Allergies
  • Feline Cerebellar Hypoplasia
  • Renal Failure
  • Urinary problems
  • Cancer

Source:
https://www.thesprucepets.com/cat-diseases-and-disorders-4162119
How Many Cats Are In The USA? Cats Really Rule The World! (worldanimalfoundation.org)

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