Three Common Causes of Itchiness in Cats

Scratching is perfectly normal behavior for cats and there usually isn’t any cause for concern if your cat has a little itch every now and then. However, aggressive or excessive scratching and biting at the fur or skin might be worth investigating. If your cat appears to be itchier than normal, for example, if they are scratching a lot throughout the day or scratch for longer periods of time, it might be worth having a word with your vet. Itchy skin can be very uncomfortable for cats and shouldn’t be ignored. Here are some common causes of itchy skin in cats and what you can do about it.

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Fleas

Fleas are one of the most common causes of itchiness in cats and if you suspect that your cat has fleas, it’s best to deal with the problem sooner rather than later. Fleas can be really difficult …