The coat change is an exhausting process for the cat, which can go at the expense of skin and hair of the animal. With a little extra care by combing and brushing as well as a suitable dietary supplement, shiny, healthy coat and a fit house tiger are no problem even during the hair change.
These dietary supplements can help you
In the pet shop, online mail order or at your veterinarian you can get various products that support a healthy skin and hair appearance of the cat. These contain, for example, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, zinc, minerals, vitamins or biotin and are given daily in the feed.
But also special wet and dry food for the coat care is available in the trade or at the veterinarian and a consideration value, if you have a long-haired house tiger or one, which is difficult each year in the fur change. In any case, remember to change the food slowly and ask a vet for advice on which special food is right for your cat.
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Many cat owners swear by adding oil to their food when changing their coat for good reason. Most house tigers have no objection to a few drops of salmon, hemp or safflower oil in their cat food – just try it out and see if it tastes good to your four-legged friend, because the caring effect will soon be noticeable in the coat.
The administration of malt (for example in the form of malt paste or malt treats) helps your cat to digest the hairballs swallowed during cleaning more easily. Be careful, however, that the products do not contain sugar. And last but not least, you should make cat grass available during this time, because the cat also needs this in the hair change.
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