Maine Coons like other cat breeds are prone to a handful of easily
preventable specific diseases, all of which have distinctive symptoms. Many Diseases can be avoided with proper vaccinations and pet care. They can also develop other diseases that are less common and harder to treat. Recognizing the symptoms may be the first step to your restoring your cats health.
Proper exercise and nutrition is as vitally important to feline health as it is to humans. A healthy diet promotes a healthy immune system are a key to long life especially in kittens.
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV):
HCM (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy)
Urinary tract infections
Upper Respiratory Infections- (feline calicivirus and feline herpes virus)
There are many fantastic sites that will educate you and help you understand your cat's illness - such as PetMD and CatVets. However, if your cat is exhibiting symptoms and experiencing discomfort please seek professional medical treatment.