As your cat ages, certain health issues arise at different stages of life. Our cat vet in Singapore will talk to you regularly about the different needs of your pets as they age. Knowing what your cat age is in terms of human years will help you understand them better. By working together, we can pave the way to a long and healthy life for your pet.
Core vaccines help to prevent against serious or life-threatening diseases for cats, strengthening the immune system of your cats. Vaccines cannot 100% guaranteed that your cats are free from diseases, but it reduces the chances of your cats developing any diseases. Also, when one’s cats does get infected with diseases, cats that are vaccinated may recover faster than unvaccinated cats. Choosing our cat clinic enables getting access to the best vet for cats.
Cats can pick up intestinal worms by ingesting worm eggs from the environment, or from swallowing fleas. Kittens can pick up intestinal worms from their mothers by suckling milk. These intestinal worms can cause vomiting or diarrhoea. Deworming helps to kill the intestinal worms, keeping your cats healthy. Thus, owners are advised to give deworming tablets every 3 months.
A lot of owners think it is normal for their pets to have bad breath until a certain age, but that is not true. Bad breath is caused by tartar formed on the teeth, which can cause infections where the gum will swell, as well as tooth decay. These can cause pain and discomfort to your pets. Apart from that, it will also affect the kidney, liver and lungs. It would be a good idea to bring your beloved pets for a regular dental check-up. Our best vets for cats would highly recommend cats to have their teeth brushed daily.
Spaying is where ovaries of female cats are removed to prevent any unwanted pregnancy. Other than that, there are other health benefits which include prevention of fatal womb infections as well as mammary tumours.
Castration is the process of removing the testicles of male cats.