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The kitten's breathing rumbled

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This article is provided by Veterinarian Dr. Sophia Thompson
If the kitten's breathing is rumbling, the main consideration is the possibility of respiratory disease, such as upper respiratory tract infection or lower respiratory tract infection. Typically, respiratory disease causes increased mucus secretion in the respiratory tract, which in turn worsens the kitten's breath sounds, resulting in a rumbling sound. In this case, it is recommended that the owner take the kitten to the pet hospital for relevant examinations in time. If it does not receive timely treatment, the cat's life may be in danger.

1. Upper respiratory tract infection

The common causes of upper respiratory tract infection in cats include herpes virus, calicivirus, mycoplasma, chlamydia, etc. If the cat often catches cold, it will also increase the risk of upper respiratory tract infection. The probability. After a cat has an upper respiratory tract infection, symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, coughing, and shortness of breath will generally appear. If you find that your cat has the above symptoms, be sure to keep it warm, and then take the cat to a nearby pet hospital for treatment in time to avoid missing the best treatment. Treatment timing.

2. Lower respiratory tract infection

Cat lower respiratory tract infection is mostly caused by secondary upper respiratory tract infection, or it may be caused by foreign matter such as water entering the lungs. Lower respiratory tract infections usually cause abnormal symptoms such as severe coughing and increased lung breathing. This is generally more dangerous, so you need to go to a pet hospital for treatment as soon as possible.