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Sudden Weight Loss In Your Cat Could Mean They Have An Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sudden Weight Loss In Your Cat Could Mean They Have An Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The mucous membrane within your cat’s intestinal tract is subject to damage by bacteria, parasites or food allergies. If you notice that your cat is losing weight, it could be that their digestive tract has been compromised. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can keep your cat from getting the nutrition their body needs from their food. Here is how to spot the signs of IBD in your cat and how it’s diagnosed and treated. Early Signs of IBD Your cat may periodically vomit up their stomach contents because of a hairball. This is a normal behavior. If you notice them frequently vomiting a few minutes after eating, this can be a sign of gastrointestinal irritation. Other signs to look for that relate to IBD include: frequent diarrhea lack of interest in food lethargy and weakness weight loss Diagnosing IBD Irritable...

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