How to Prevent Anaemia in Cats

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When a cat lacks iron, they are at risk of developing iron deficiency anemia, a condition characterized by low levels of iron in the bloodstream. Iron is important in producing a substance called hemoglobin. This protein-rich substance acts as an agent that helps red blood cells transport oxygen throughout the body. When the body does not receive enough oxygen, cells that are dependent on it to carry out normal functions are impaired.

To prevent iron deficiency, cats should consume at least 5 mg every day. If they consume more or less than the recommended dietary allowance for iron, they are more likely to develop iron deficiency anemia. Most cats get their daily requirement of iron from the food they eat. So it is best to feed them with foods that are rich in iron and vitamin B12. You can also give them vaccines to keep them away from ticks, fleas, and other parasites that feed on blood.

You can also give them supplements that are rich in iron and copper. These two minerals help your cat restore the number of hemoglobin red blood cells in your bloodstream.

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