Cats often take real pride in their appearance, keeping themselves clean and looking ready and primed for their next outing. But the downside? They can suffer from the odd hairball.
This happens when their loose hairs are ingested, and they then cough them up again. Usually, they can deal with this themselves as the hairs pass through the body naturally or are regurgitated. But if the problem is particularly serious then they may need a bit of help trying to cough it up.
Cat hairball treatment comes in various forms depending on your cat’s dietary needs and preferences. If they regularly suffer from furballs, it could be worth buying food that they can have daily and will continuously ensure their throat is lubricated. But if it is occasional, treats it temporary medication may be suitable.
There’s no need to worry if your cat has a furball, but ignoring the issue could result in loss of appetite or weight loss. Below are some products that can both reduce the likelihood of furballs and treat existing ones.