What Causes Cat Acne How to Resolve?
So, what does cause Cat Acne? Plastic bowls can hold bacteria, poor grooming, poor immune system, stress, food allergies, hormone imbalances, Hyperactive sebaceous glands.
Cat acne starts when hair follicles are blocked due to an excessive production of keratin, a protein found in the skin this mainly forms on the chin area. It manifests itself as small bumps accompanied by blackheads or whiteheads like humans. Looks like pimples, hair loss, redness and even bleeding.
So how do you resolve this problem.
Replace plastic bowls, consider stainless or ceramic bowl for cats’ food and water, Medicated shampoos, applying antimicrobial gel ointment a few times a day can also clear acne.
In severe cases antibiotics can help.
Treatment to resolve the issue, clean the area with Hibiscrub, build the cat up with Omega 3, or wheat germ oil capsules do not overdo it, cucumber pulp, green or black tea, aloe, organic apple cider vinegar, witch hazel or coconut oil for mild cases can do the trick.
Prevention better than Cure
Best way to keep a cat fit is to keep all bowls clean, wash and brush cat, clean teeth regularly shampoo cat a few times a year it gets rid of any loose fur and bits in the fur.
From time to time even when a cat has a good diet with wet and dry food, they sometimes need extra herbal treatments this to keep them fit and healthy especially in old age since their immune system can start to break down.