A. These are serious symptoms in such a young animal. You should see a vet without delay. It can be connected with infection that can spread very quckly if left untreated
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Causes of Vaginal Inflammation in Cats
Bacterial infection. Urinary tract infection. Cyst or abscess of vaginal area. Trauma or injury.
Symptoms typically observed in cat bacterial infections involve: fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, indigestion and lack of appetite, skin abscesses, lesions and wounds, coughing, runny nose and eyes and problems with urinary and respiratory tract.
Coccidia are single-celled (protozoan) parasites that nearly all cats are exposed to in their lifetime. The parasite travels into the intestinal lining cells of the cat, where it matures over about 2 weeks into oocysts, rupturing the cells and causing intestinal damage.
While brushing your cat, if you notice any red, scaly, patchy, or scabby areas, schedule an appointment with your veterinarian. Fleas and ticks are common parasites which may be found on the skin. If your cat shakes his head excessively, this could indicate he may have a skin problem or an issue with his ears.
What are the clinical signs of FHV infection. Acute upper respiratory infection – acute URI is the most common manifestation of FHV infection. Typical signs include conjunctivitis, ocular discharge, sneezing, nasal discharge, salivation, pharyngitis, lethargy, inappetence, fever and sometimes coughing.
Mange is a skin problem that affects many animals, including cats, but it`s not an illness. Mange is caused by tiny parasites called mites that bite your pet`s skin and cause itching, flaking, hair loss, and inflammation.
Giardia infection in cats may lead to weight loss, chronic intermittent diarrhea, and fatty stool. The stool may range from soft to watery, often has a greenish tinge, and occasionally contains blood. Infected cats tend to have excess mucus in their feces. Vomiting may occur in some cases.
The most common symptoms of cryptosporidiosis are fever and diarrhea. Cats will also display intolerance for food, or in more serious cases, will suffer from organ disease. Other symptoms include lethargy and intolerance for exercise.
Giardia in cats is an intestinal parasite that often causes diarrhea, vomiting and weight loss. It is highly contagious, and spreads quickly in crowded environments such as shelters.
Seborrhea, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a skin disorder in which the sebaceous glands of the skin produce an excessive amount of sebum, causing scaly, flaky, itchy, and red skin. Seborrhea typically affects the back, face, and flanks and is worse in the folds of the skin.
Feline dermatitis commonly appears as clusters of small red bumps or as a rash. As your cat scratches the irritated areas, this can lead to scabs, lesions, and bald patches.
Pyoderma literally means “pus in the skin” and can be caused by infection, inflammation, or cancer. It is not common in cats. Bacterial pyoderma is usually caused by an overgrowth of bacteria that normally or temporarily live on the skin.
What is Feline Distemper? Also known as FPV and Feline Panleukopenia, Feline Distemper is a highly contagious viral disease that can be debilitating and even fatal. Kittens aged between 2 and 6 months are the most vulnerable to the disease, followed by pregnant and immune-compromised cats.
Shock due to bacterial infection (septic shock) in cats is a life-threatening complication of systemic bacterial infection (sepsis). Sepsis or septicemia is illness resulting from a bacterial infection that has moved into the animal`s bloodstream, spreading the bacterial infection throughout the cat`s body.
Excessive itching, hair loss, and redness are the most common symptoms of mange mites in a cat. Skin crusting and small skin bumps may also be seen in some cats with mange. If the mange is located in the ears of a cat, a cat will also have excessive ear debris that is dry and dark when compared to normal ear wax.
Infected cats most often have skin problems (draining skin lesions, lumps under the skin, abscesses), fever, lack of appetite, and weight loss. Less common signs in cats include difficulty breathing, lameness, neurologic signs, and eye abnormalities.
Folliculitis is a common infection that can affect the hair follicles—the part of the hair that resides below the skin and regulates hair growth—in both dogs and cats. Folliculitis usually occurs when a healthy hair follicle becomes compromised and is then attacked by bacteria.
Ureaplasma usually shows no symptoms in the early stages. However, when they occur, symptoms include inflammation of the urethra in both men and women. This can lead to pain during urination, a burning sensation and unusual discharge, plus redness and inflammation around the site of infection.
What do parasites look like in kittens? Parasite lends its name from its shape. Some worms are visible to the naked eye in cat poop (for some infections). You may see whole worms, parts of worms, or worm eggs in your kitten`s vomit, poop, or around the anus.
Cats with an ameba infection will have diarrhea, often with blood or mucus in the stools. Diarrhea can quickly dehydrate your cat and cause serious health complications, which is why it`s so important for you to act quickly and take your cat to a veterinarian as soon as possible after you spot these symptoms.
Can I get Giardia infection from my pet? The chances of people getting Giardia infection from dogs or cats are low. The type of Giardia that infects humans is not usually the same type that infects dogs and cats. If you own other household or exotic pets, contact your veterinarian for more information.
Cryptosporidiosis. This infection can cause diarrhea, vomiting, fever, abdominal cramps, and dehydration in both cats and people. Either direct or indirect contact with the feces of cats infected with Cryptosporidium organisms can lead to transmission of this disease.
Your cat most likely became infected with coccidia from swallowing oocysts (immature coccidia) that are found in cat feces and any environment contaminated with feces. Oocysts are passed in the stool of an infected cat.
Watery, sometimes foul-smelling diarrhea that may alternate with soft, greasy stools.