The type of treatment will be dependent upon the severity of the medical condition. Oxygen may be used to help the animal to breathe, while certain fluids may be administered to aid in the flow of fluids within the cat's body.
Rest is recommended to assist in the cat's recovery time. Also, diuretics have proven effective at reducing edema, as they work to force excess water and fluids out of the animal's body.
This is a condition that has a high recurrence rate, so ongoing management and observation is often recommended and required.
Unfortunately, there are currently no known preventive measures for pulmonary edema.
The collection of fluid in the tissue of the lungs
Pertaining to the lungs
The collection of fluid in the tissue