To normalize the cat's platelet count, a platelet transfusion may be recommended. In some cases, an entire blood transfusion may be needed to correct anemia.
One of the more serious complications to look out for in cats with thrombocytopenia is the potential for excessive hemorrhaging, which generally occurs during an injury or cut. Your veterinarian may also recommend reducing the cat's physical activities or removing any hard foods from its diet, as it can cause your pet's gum to bleed.
There are currently no known preventative measures for this medical condition.
A cell that aids in clotting
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
A type of slime that is made up of certain salts, cells, or leukocytes
To control bleeding or stop it
Extreme loss of blood
A condition of the blood in which normal red blood cell counts or hemoglobin are lacking.