How do I know if my pet is ill?

Look for the following symptoms.

a cat lying on a table
  • Loss of appetite/vomiting
  • Diarrhea/difficulty in eliminating, straining to urinate
  • Difficult or labored breathing
  • Excessive Drooling
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Diffculty moving or unusual movements
  • Lethargy or unusual restlessness
  • Rapid swellings, especially about the head or abdomen
  • Elevated temperature or sudden drop in temperature, shivering
  • Rapid or extremely slow pulse
  • Coughing, wheezing, or sneezing
  • Excessive water consumption
  • Any changes in behavior