Symptoms of illness may be subtle in cats

September 15, 2017

Symptoms of illness may be subtle in cats

Behavioral changes such as sleeping more than usual may signal illness or injury in cats, says veterinarian Stacy Eckman of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Other symptoms that should prompt a visit to a veterinarian include a reluctance to be touched, vomiting, unusual food or water consumption, or changes in litter box use, Dr. Eckman says.Texas A&M University (College Station) (9/14)