Every animal will, at one time or another, need some type of medical care. Cats can have their share of ailments. Many times you can avoid the pediatrician and deal with the problems at home.
The tips in this section can help you handle one of the more common problems that cats deal with. Fur balls. You'll find some great ideas that can help you combat them.
Tips, Tricks, and Answers
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Brushing Your Cat's Teeth
Humans aren't the only animals that need to have their teeth cleaned regularly. Even cat's can get things like tartar build-up, gingivitis, and plaque. Just as you need to periodically brush your teeth, so does your cat. Unfortunately, brushing your cat's teeth isn't as easy as brushing yours.
Combat Fur Balls with Fish
Fur balls are a common malady with cats. They groom themselves and then swallow the fur which amasses into a ball that they cough back up. It sounds gross, but there are several methods for reducing and eliminating hairballs. This method involves fish.
Stop Fur Balls with Liquid Paraffin
Fur balls are understandably gross, and there are several methods for reducing and eliminating hairballs from your cat. Liquid paraffin is just one of those solutions, and works in a very interesting way.