If you have a cat as a pet then you must also have concerns about its health. The health of your cat can be maintained and improved quite easily only if you can extend little time and effort. This will ensure that your pet cat is fit, happy and playful.

Cat health awareness starts right from the time you get your pet cat. You get to learn about its normal habits and personality and temperaments. In case you notice a sudden change in its habits (eating and sleeping habits etc.) and behavior at any time later then you can guess that there is some kind of health problem with your cat. You can then look out for ways of detecting the causes or the abnormality and addressing them suitably. It is a fact that problems with pet cats health do arise and it is not infrequent that cat owners seek to take care of their pets health by gaining adequate knowledge about them. Cuddling your healthy pet cat can indeed be a rewarding experience for you.

Regular check up of your pet cats health by taking it to a vet is important. Such check ups carried out on a yearly basis will ensure that the overall health of your feline is sound. However, if it comes to your notice that there are some significant behavior or mood changes in your cat and it is not in its usual self then the veterinary specialist is to be approached at the earliest. The common abnormalities to check out for are lumps, ticks, black specs in the ears, eye gunk or rashes. Upon detection of any such problems the vet should be immediately consulted so that medical attention can be provided as quickly as possible and measures for remedial action taken.

Your pet cats health is dependent much on good grooming too. Frequent grooming is all the more better. Grooming properly helps remove lot of dead hair. There are also special combs available for this purpose that can help extract ticks and fleas from the fur of the pet cat. The claws of the cat are to be cared for too. A quick trim may be needed. Though it is usually pretty easy to clip a pet cats nails yet care should be taken to see to it that the nails are not cut too short.

Books offering information and suggestions about proper care of pet cats are available aplenty even in local bookstores. It is suggestible that a cat owner keeps a good pet cat care book at hand for time-to-time reference. Cats make wonderful pets but it is also a responsibility on the cat owners part to ensure that they remain cute, healthy and playful always.