Pet Vet: Feline Asthma

Our Pet Vet Dr. David Visser joins us to talk about “Feline Asthma”, how to recognize it, and ways to help your affected cat.

Pet Vet: Feline Asthma

Diagnostic Tests for Respiratory Distress
Initial examination
Radiographs of chest
Lung fluid analysis
Heartworm test

Treatment for Cats with Asthma
Airway dilators
Antihistamines
Medications that reduce cortisone dependence
Cyclosporine

Feline Asthma Action Steps
No smoking in cat’s environment
Use dustless cat litter
Avoid aerosols, including flea sprays
Replace air filters in home