Thunderstorm Phobias in Cats
It is important to avoid crate confinement, if you believe there is a risk of the cat injuring itself. Otherwise, there are forms of behavior modification or medication (e.g., antidepressants, anti-anxiety drugs) that you can request from your veterinarian.
Please consult an expert before implementing these forms of behavior modification,as improper use of these exercises can worsen the condition.
Living and Management
If your cat is given medication, complete blood count (CBC) and biochemistry profiles should be monitored by your veterinarian periodically. Prognosis depends on severity, duration, and the cat's ability to avoid injuries. However, the condition may worsen if left untreated.
Anything that produces an action or reaction
A medical condition in which the patient has an abnormally fast heartbeat
The term for a quick heartbeat
A real fear of something
A lack of desire for food
The digestive tract containing the stomach and intestine
Elevated levels of glucose in the blood
A condition in which the skin becomes inflamed
Extreme Fear and Anxiety in Cats
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