Your Pussy Cat is less furry these days? 6 Reasons for hair loss in Cats

Cats are cute fur-balls but yours is not anymore, is it? Pussy cats tend to be lovely because they are hairy. But do not worry, here are the top 6 reasons why your cat may suffer from hair loss and possible preventive measures

1. Over-grooming and itching

Sometimes it’s the feline that is hurting her fur! Yes, over itching and over grooming will lead to hair loss. There are many reasons why they do this over, but you may need to check her with the vet if you are not able to stop her from this.

2. Allergy

So, any allergic input to her system will impact her health in multiple ways. Hair loss is one other sign that indicates the same.

3. Infections

Fungal infections to worm infections can also cause hair loss. This is treated with antifungal drugs that your vet may prescribe.

4. The side effect of medicines

In case your cat is already under medication due to some illness, it could also cause hair loss

5. Stress

Due to extreme stress and anxiety, cats may excessively lick out their hair. Vets call this, “psychogenic alopecia”. You may check this out to know more about her licking habits and reasons for stress.

6. Disorders

While the above reasons are external, this is an inherent disorder that your kitty may carry from her parents or her breed. Basically, a nervous wrack down which may lead to such a condition.

Other Rare Causes:

Sometimes, if your cat has arthritis, she may lick her painful spot constantly. Also, certain breeds are genetically prone to hair loss. Pure breeds like Himalayans and Bengals are especially more likely to experience this.

Is there a way to get her pussiness back?

Although there is no clear or specific method to address this. But keeping her away from parasites in a clean area will help you avoid her exposure to allergic pathogens. Play with her and spend quality time with her. It will help you divert her and keep her from getting nervous disorders.
 
Take her to the vet for early treatment. Happy cat parenting…😊

 

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