Stuck hairball

When you have a cat, you might have the question: How do I know that a hairball has moved to my cat’s bowel?

If she displays some of these symptoms, she might have a stuck hairball:

  • Loss of appetite or only eating small quantities of food at a time.
  • Indigestion.
  • Constipation or diarrhoea.
  • Hair entwined with the faeces.
  • Occasional vomiting.
  • Dry coughing or hacking.
  • Cylindrical masses on the floor or furniture.
  • Depression or lethargy.
  • Swollen abdomen.
  • Regurgitation of undigested food right after it is eaten.
  • Preoccupation with eating grass or plants.

If her symptoms doesn’t clear and she is clearly uncomfortable, take her to the vet.


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