Allergens are everywhere and neither humans nor animals get rid of them. Cats, like human beings, can be allergic to many different things, from certain foods to cleaning products or certain plants.
As there are many types of allergies, there are many symptoms.The most common and easy to detect because it is visible is scratching, which is often accentuated due to heat or stress. But, depending on what caused that allergy, the symptoms will be different. The most frequent are irritations, itching, redness, sneezing, mucus, inflammation, cough, watery eyes, hair loss, diarrhea and vomiting.
How can we deal with our cat allergy?
This pathology, which can be due to several causes, not only occurs in spring, but allergies in cats last all through the year. In addition, there is no definitive solution, the allergic cat will be allergic throughout its life.
If you have detected that your cat has an allergy, the main thing is that you go to the veterinarian so that he can determine what caused it and establish an appropriate treatment.
If the cause of this allergy is a material, object or a plant that is in the environment of our pet, we should proceed to remove them from the environment to prevent it from happening again.
If the allergy comes from food: The veterinarian will inject antihistamines that reduce your pet’s allergic’s symptoms and will recommend you to give him a special hypoallergenic meal.