WHISKAS UK

Enter a keyword below to search for articles and products.

[{"text":"Home","url":"\/"},{"text":"Care","url":"\/care"},{"text":"1 plus years","url":"\/care\/1-plus-years"},{"text":"Care and health","url":"\/care\/1-plus-years\/care-and-health"},{"text":"How to tell if your cat is sick","url":"\/care\/1-plus-years\/care-and-health\/how-to-tell-if-your-cat-is-sick"}]

How to tell if your cat is sick?

chat-qui-vomit-ses-croquettes-que-faire.jpg
When a cat is sick or suffering from a specific cat health problem, it might be hard to see it at a first glance. Here’s a list of some symptoms that may indicate your cat is suffering from ill health and should see a vet:

  • Toileting outside the litter tray
  • Excessive drinking
  • More frequent urination
  • Diarrhoea or constipation
  • Changes in appetite - not eating or eating much more than normal
  • Unexplained weight gain or weight loss
  • Loss of coat condition, including bald patches, sore skin, dandruff or the cat is scratching
  • Excessive grooming
  • Not eating or eating much more than normal
  • Excessive vocalisation
  • Blood in urine, faeces, vomit or saliva
  • Having trouble moving around or limping
  • Behavioural changes
  • If paws, eyes, ears or mouth look sore, swollen or are discharging
  • Your cat is lethargic and less lively than normal
  • Not willing to play or interact
  • Cat feels excessively warm or cold
  • Your cat has vomited more than once
A decreased appetite can be a sign your cat is ill.
Here’s a list of some symptoms that may indicate your cat is suffering from ill health and should see a vet
Hey! Got any
cat questions?
Chat to us now
10% off your WHISKAS® order

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive a welcome discount, useful tips and exciting news about our products.

SIGN UP NOW

Discount code valid until 31.03.2024 on a purchase of WHISKAS® products on www.zooplus.co.uk. Zooplus minimum order £10, code cannot be used in conjunction with other offers or discounts. Code valid for one time use.

newsletter popup
Get two FREE samples
Order for free
Get a Free Sample Popup Image
World’s Loudest Purring Cat

The WHISKAS brand partners with Guinness World Records, to find a new record-breaker!

WATCH NOW
Whiskas Guinness World Records