Health Problems in Cornish Rex Cats

  Cornish Rex cats are naturally healthy cats and do not suffer from most of health disorders present in Feline World.These active and intelligent cats have quite good and long lifespan.However the sometimes do suffer from some inherited health disorders that are explained here.

HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY:
                                                                     Cornish Rex cats have tendency to develop Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.This particular heart disease affects almost all members of feline world.This disease is caused by thickening of the inner heart muscle that prevents the normal blood flow and affect the working of heart.This disease can also appear in early days of kitten and can cause immature death.A cat needs a yearly scan to keep it confirmed that it is not suffering from HCM.

CONGENITAL HYPOTRICHOSIS:
                                          In this health disorder the affected cats either loses her hair from specific parts of the body or the body hairs becomes very thin and the hair follicles starts disappearing.Males and Females both are equally affected.There is no such treatment present for the disorder.The disorder can disappear automatically with time.

EAR WAX:
                  Cornish cats have big ears that can catch a lot of dirt which may cause many ear problems to occur.Check you Devon Rex cats ears regularly to reduce any risk and at least clean them weekly with the cat ear cleaners provided at nearby pet store. 

SKIN PROBLEMS:
                                Cornish Rex don't only have unique wavy but also sensitive coats.They have short haired coats that sometimes become insufficient to save them from harmful sun rays.These cats do well in indoors and are considered as house cats.It is necessary to keep their coat safe as much as possible to avoid any such problem.

 
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