Friday, December 31, 2010

Did you know that cats have dandruff too?

If you see a lot of dead skin on your cat back, it's probably a cat dander. Like us humans, it is not unusual for cats to have dry skin because of the climate, allergies and even sunburn. Knowing what causes the dead skin that can help to determine how to get rid of cat dander forever.

There are many causes of cat dandruff. Some are harmless, but many others need medical help. Some common causes are diabetes, nutrition, parasites, and dry air. Before starting a home treatment, it is important to see a veterinarian first to rule out serious medical conditions.

Once you have ruled out any medical conditions, put your cat on a high protein diet. Even if you think you're feeding your cat the highest quality food on the market, some filled with animal protein than meat proteins. Read the ingredient list. Meat protein is first.

Cats are few people in the respect that their skin is exposed to the response to air and sun to dry. Just like your skin needs moist air, a cat does too. Consider buying a humidifier for your home. Both your skin and your cat sees the benefits. Also, as with the fair skinned man, if your cat is white hairy, it is important to give them a place to get shelter from the sun when they are outside.

Then get rid of cat dander, manage major health problems by going to the vet. Give him the proper nutrition and protection against dry and sunny conditions. Your cat will sport a happy and healthy looking coat!

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