cat has scruffy fur

by AA
(St. Catharines, ON, Canada)

My cat's fur has become scruffy and not laying flat to his body. Is this an indication of an oncoming or existing illness. Does seem to be sleeping marginally more.


Answer by Kate
hi
well yes it could be a sign of illness as often when a cats overall health is affected then it will often show in the condition of the coat.

http://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-hair-loss.html

You did not say how old your cat is. If he is very old he may be having difficulty grooming himself properly and may need some extra help from you in this department.

http://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-grooming.html

best wishes Kate

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