Hairballs are a collection of hair and fur formed in the stomach of the cat due to their self grooming.
Due to the fact that cats cannot digest digest hair because one of its components is keratin (an insoluble protein), hair, fur and other ingested food accumulate in the cat's stomach and from time to time he vomits the hairball.
Sometimes the ball is too large and the cat cannot vomit it causing a serious health threat. More than that, the hairball could reach the small intestine and become tightly lodged there. If this is the situation it is imperative to perform a surgical intervention.
- Brush and comb cats’ coats daily especially when cats get older.
-If you suspect your cat suffers from a blockage of a hairball,