Signs of pain
When cats have pain similar to humans, their behavior may be affected. Cats often show behavioral changes before physical symptoms.
You need to know the normal temperament and behavior of your cat. This includes your cat’s normal attitude, energy level, gait, appetite, sleep patterns, thirst, and other physical and behavioral characteristics. The slightest change could be a sign that your cat is sick or in pain. Since your cat can not tell you it is hurting, your veterinarian will rely on you to determine if there are abnormal behaviors that may be related to the pain. If your cat simply does not act like himself, it can be a sign that he is in pain.
7- Grooming changes
You may notice that your cat does not wash or, if he does it himself, he focuses only on his face and on the front of his body. Cats are meticulous cleaners. Be aware that your cat’s grooming habits have changed or you notice that his coat is being neglected.
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