Rational animal nutrition and cleanliness - this is the best prevention against lice, fleas and other feline parasites. Of course, it is almost impossible to protect your animal from fleas.
You can bring the eggs of these unpleasant insects to the house on the shoes so even if your cat does not go out into the street, she can still have fleas. The landlord will notice the unpleasant "lodgers" on time, if he regularly takes care of his pet. Fleas are parasitic not only in cats and dogs, but also in other domestic animals, as well as in humans. Bites of fleas can cause eczema and infectious diseases, with their help spread tapeworms. A female flea lays eggs directly into the cat's fur. Dusty, dirty and groomed animal hair is a paradise for fleas. Itchy nerves arise from flea bites, which promote the spread of bacteria when combing. You can buy a means of fighting fleas in the pharmacy, but remember that parasites get used to poisons, so you need to change the funds periodically. Eggs fleas can move so do not forget to handle bed and furniture. If you have several animals, fleas must be chased by everyone. Lice are another nuisance. They are whitish-gray insects, even a little transparent. They live around the muzzle, on the neck of the cat and under the arms, causing severe irritation. Eggs of lice are called nits they have the form of capsules and are arranged "clusters". Flea preparations work well on lice. The fight with lice will not make any problems if you regularly comb out the fur of a cat. Felicola subrostratus is another "trouble". They are like lice they feed on keratinized skin particles. The disease is accompanied by itching, hair falls out, and the animal loses weight. To combat withers, the same drugs are used as for combating fleas. Mites are bloodsucking insects. You will recognize the tick immediately on the abdomen sticking out of the skin. To remove the tick, drip a little oil on it, and then tweezers, twisting, take it out of the wound. It is necessary to watch, that the head of an insect does not come off and does not remain in a skin (inflammation can go). Other mites exist, for example, sucking mite, which causes ear scabies. Zdnevoy mite causes a very contagious disease - cat scabies. Cat's scabies is contagious, like ringworm, but less dangerous to humans. There are two types of scabies: sarcastic (scab) and démodé tic. Sarcastic scabies are most often located on the ears and head of a cat. The cat is very itchy because the skin of the sick animal itches. Time passes, and hair falls out. The skin acquires a wrinkled appearance, becomes gray and moist and acquires a very characteristic "mouse" odor in the areas of fallout. The skin can form a scab, scabs that bleed in places of cracks. In this disease, it is important to isolate the animal. Démodé tic scabies differ from sarcastic ones in that, firstly, it is not so contagious, and, secondly, when hair falls out, not gray, but reddish irritation forms on the skin. Treatment with ointments is prescribed by a doctor. Treatment is similar to the treatment of sarcastic scabies. Cats are prone to fungal diseases. Ringworm refers to fungal diseases. The ends of the hair on the animal's fur are dissected and twisted. Then the wool falls out and we see round, pimply patches. During this period, the animal is very itchy. On the bald patches appear scabs and gray scab, first of all the head and neck of the cat suffers. The final diagnosis should be made only by a doctor. He also prescribes treatment. You will need to isolate the animal and observe strict hygiene. Ringworm is transmitted to a person, especially children. Taking care of a sick cat, wear rubber gloves. Instead of laying, put newspapers and change them every day, and used ones should be burned. There is another disease, which is accompanied by hair loss in the cat. This is baldness. The disease is not contagious. The causes of focal loss of hair are many, including traumatic. Address to the veterinarian, he will appoint or nominate treatment after which the new hair grows quickly.