Older cats are more likely to develop cancer than younger cats
Certain breeds have a higher predisposition to certain types of cancer
Certain chemicals and environmental pollutants can increase the risk of cancer in cats
There are many different types of mouth cancer in cats, and some are more common than others
Aggressive skin cancer that develops in the mouth, eyes or foot pads
Mammary gland carcinoma
Affects the mammary glands, often prevented by spaying female cats early in life
Maintaining a healthy diet can help keep your pet strong and improve their overall quality of life, so be sure to ask your vet for a recommendation. Food for sick cats will typically support some key goals:
- Encourage an enthusiastic appetite & food intake with tasty ingredients and easy-to-chew kibble
- Help maintain muscle mass with highly digestible protein and an adequate amount of essential amino acids
- Support healthy digestion with proven digestive support
Your veterinarian may prescribe medication to help your cat with related health issues, such as digestive care, pain management, etc.
Depending on your veterinarian's recommendation, supportive medication, radiation, surgery, and other treatment for cats may be considered.
Love & Care
Whether it’s a road trip, a walk in the park or snuggling on the couch, your pet’s best friend in this fight is you.
There are several ways your pet can still enjoy a happy and fulfilling life. Here are some ways you can help your pet and keep them comfortable.
You will need support from family, friends, and of course, your vet.
Consult With an Expert
A vet that specializes in your cat’s illness can give the best care. Ask your vet for a referral to a local veterinary specialist.
Questions to ask your veterinary
health care team
Have are some useful things to ask during your next vet visit:
- What treatments are available?
- What is the prognosis with each treatment?
- What are the side effects of each treatment?
- How will these treatments affect my cat’s quality of life?
- What can I feed my cat to provide the best nutritional support possible?
Contact your vet if you have any questions related to restorative care