Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Cat Food for Skin Problems

The condition of the skin and hair of your cat is an important aspect of the overall health of the cat. When problems occur in the skin, you will notice. The cat may scratch excessively, licking or biting the problem area. This can occur for a variety of reasons. The cat may have seasonal allergies, and be sensitive to allergens such as trees and grass. It could be a reaction to a given environmental factor, such as contact with a chemical that triggers this reaction. Another common problem is the cat only has dry skin, which in turn causes dandruff.

So what helps?

A lot of people like the use of supplements of omega 3 and 6. These oils help reduce inflammation of the skin which in turn helps reduce the licking and scratching. When skin is inflamed due to a reaction, the cat has a tendency to scratch the affected area. This can cause skin damage. These oils also help reduce your cat has dandruff. The omega 3 is absorbed by the skin tissue when digested. To be present in cell membranes of tissues of the skin, allows the cells of the skin to retain the oil. This lubricates the skin that gives the cat a hair silky and shiny. Read More

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