Methods of treatment of rickets in cats
The method of treatment of rickets in cats is not in accordance with the opinion of the owner, and solely on the basis of the clinical picture of the disease. The fact that rickets can occur for different reasons. For example, if the animal body's metabolism is disturbed, simply change the diet. In those cases, when the disease initially failed to identify, and it was the cause of the curvature or underdevelopment of the extremities, folk remedies to cure it fail.
To identify the cause of rickets independently is quite difficult. If you have even the slightest suspicion, it is best to seek help from a specialist. To diagnose rickets, and to determine the cause and methods of treatment the vet can only on the basis of visual inspection, x-rays and conduct special laboratory researches of tests.
Treatment of rickets with diet changes
Regardless of the form of rickets, a prerequisite treat disease is to change the diet of a cat. As a rule, specialists prescribe a transition to a special feed. Please note that the cat, sick rickets, it is necessary to obtain a sufficient value of vitamins D and A.
Rickets greatly weakens the bone skeleton cats and slows down their physical development. That is why the animal is necessary to include in the diet the maximum amount of foods rich in calcium, meat, milk, cheese, fish, eggs and cereals.
Please note that drinking water for the cat should be freely available. In no case should you allow a state of thirst or dehydration. Such nuance may not only complicate the treatment of rickets, but to make all attempts useless.
In food the cat needs to be regularly add aloe juice. If the animal refuses to eat foods with this additive, you can use a regular eyedropper, then he just a small amount of juice in the mouth.
Medical treatment of rickets in cats
If the deal with rickets by changing the power of the cat is impossible, additionally, the vet prescribed a special procedure. Most often cats are treated special quartz apparatus under conditions of specialized clinics for animals.
The owner must closely follow the daily routine of your pet. Massage, a complex of special physical exercises and regular walks in the sun – all this should become part of the daily schedule of the weakened animal.