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by Suzie Cyrenne March 14, 2023 5 min read
Receiving news that your beloved feline family member has cancer is one of the hardest things to hear for any cat parent. As an animal lover myself, even the thought of it already breaks my heart. This is the main reason why I created this blog post.
Besides giving you a quick guide on possible cat cancer causes, I will also walk you through on how to boost your chances of protecting your four-legged friend from this serious illness.
I’m also going to get you in on an all natural product that’s designed to promote optimum immune system health for your kitty in a bit. So you better read this until the end to find out what it is.
Let’s begin by having a quick discussion on what cat cancer really is…
To put it very simply, a cat develops cancer when his or her body’s natural cell control mechanism malfunctions. Instead of getting rid of old and abnormal cells, a cat system allows them to grow and reproduce. These old and abnormal cells eventually group together and form a mass called a “tumor.”
I just have to emphasize that a cat does not automatically have cancer when a tumor is detected in his or her body. You see, there are two types of tumors, the benign and the malignant. The malignant tumor is usually the one that indicates if a cat is afflicted with cancer.
Just to make things even more unpredictable, some types of cat cancer, like lymphoma, do not even form tumors at all. This is why you’ll need professional veterinary expertise to determine if a cat does have this disease.
Now we’ve got that covered, let’s move on to the possible cat cancer causes…
Despite strides in modern veterinary medicine, experts still couldn’t pinpoint a single factor or reason that triggers cancer in cats. However, there are four possible cat cancer causes that they deem as highly likely to instigate them.
So without further ado, let’s get right into it…
The older a cat is, the more difficult it is for him or her to produce new healthy cells. Problems with the body’s natural cellular control mechanism, which lead to the development of tumors, usually manifest when a feline is already advanced in years.
Moreover, age is considered as one of cat liver cancer causes because an older feline’s body cannot get rid of toxins and other harmful substances efficiently anymore. The substantial decrease in the amount of white blood cells in a senior cat’s body is also deemed as one of cat lymphoma causes.
Did you know that some cat breeds seem to be more prone to certain types of cancers? An example of this is the fact that Siamese cats are more vulnerable to mass cell tumors and adenocarcinoma or glandular tissue cancer.
Bengals and Persians are also said to have an increased risk of squamous cell carcinoma. Some studies theorize that this may be due to the way their bodies respond to sunlight exposure, especially during prolonged periods.
Since most felines tend to be indoor cats these days, their bodies can be easily exposed to various carcinogens and similar substances. Examples of these are cigarette smoke, which is considered as one of cat nasal cancer causes in household cleaning products, such as detergents.
Constant exposure to carpet cleaners, and radon gas is also speculated as one of cat nasal cancer causes. Interestingly, studies show that spaying female kitties before they reach six months of age seems to help curb the onset of mammary and cat stomach cancer.
Before I go on, I would just like to clarify that vaccines themselves are not deemed as the cause of the disease. According to experts, what causes cancer is likely the inherent inflammatory reaction of a cat’s body to the vaccine or vaccines injected. The primary example for this is the injection site sarcoma or ISS.
With vaccines commonly used to prevent a number of diseases like distemper and feline leukemia virus nowadays, one in about 10,000 cats will develop ISS. Although you can’t really prevent the development of cancer in felines, especially if they are predisposed to the disease or exposed to possible cat cancer causes.
Here’s a very simple and practical cat cancer prevention tip that you should take note of to keep your beloved feline safe from this serious disease:
Schedule a regular “check for lumps and lesions date” each week. This is as simple as spending a few minutes or so examining your kitty for any swellings, lumps, scratches and wounds.
Take note of any lumps that have seemingly appeared out of the blue, same goes for lesions that don’t seem to heal. And while we’re at it, make sure you don’t forget to give your cat lots of hugs and some treats afterward for being such a good sport.
If you’re feeling worried that your feline family member is going to be vulnerable to cancer, we’ve got just the product that will help greatly strengthen his or her immune system. See, a lot of people tend to overlook the fact that building up a cat’s immune system through natural means is one option you can go for to keep diseases at bay.
I am proud to present the PIPTOPET. It is made from a mushroom called Fomitopsis betulina, which is scientifically proven to promote and support ideal organ function and immune system wellness. It’s even observed to have anticancer properties!
Moreover, PIPTOPET can either be used to build up your cat’s overall immune system health or support more traditional treatments, such as radiation and chemotherapy. Unlike what a lot of people mistakenly believe, maintaining your cat’s quality of life during cancer doesn’t have to be expensive.
Why not check out PIPTOPET right now and become more confident with the thought that you’ll be keeping your precious kitty for a longer time?
Whether you’re looking to make your feline family member more resilient against cancer or learn more about the best natural options to go for during this serious disease, it’s important to reach out to a pet homeopathy professional to give you the right answers. Make sure you contact us right now to get started in no time.
HOMEOPATH & CO-FOUNDER OF ZUMALKA
Suzie Cyrenne co-founded Zumalka over five years ago, and has worked in naturopathic pet medicine for more than six. Day-to-day, she works as the lead manager for the Zumalka staff and specializes in training the team to have thorough knowledge of pet health and the company’s extensive line of naturopathic remedies.
Suzie has gained a lot of experience from years spent in the pet health field and she earned her degree in Homeopathy at the School of Classical Homeopathy in Quebec, Canada, (a partner of the European Academy of Natural Medicine (AEMN) in France).
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