Can cat hair cause brain cancer?
There is no connection between cat hair and brain cancer. If cat hair caused brain cancer, there would be warnings made to all pet owners.
Cat hair usually grows to about an inch. But on a particular cat, hair loss could mean that it has a health problem such as parasites, infections, thyroid disease, allergies, pancreatic cancer, or stress. You should certainly see a veterinarian, since feline alopecia is usually a symptom of disease.
It depends on the source of the epilepsy. Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain often caused by a physical injury, and as such cannot be communicated from one cat to another. However, there are parasites, notably tapeworms, that can enter the brain and cause stroke-like or epilepsy-like symptoms, and those can be communicated.
No, human hair products should never be used on a cat. The chemicals used in human shampoo are much too harsh to use on a cat, and will likely cause an imbalance in the skin's oils. It will likely cause discomfort to the cat and may even cause a reaction or even burns. If you wish to wash your cat, only use a shampoo made specifically for cats, as these are very mild and are…
Fleas themselves do not cause hair-loss. Rather, if the cat is infested, its continued scratching is the most likely culprit. If the hair-loss is extreme, however, another cause might be sarcoptic mange. In addition, there are several dermatological afflictions that can cause hair loss. Your veterinarian can tell you if your pet is simply flea-bitten or suffering from a more serious condition.
As long as you have a cat that sheds, you will have cat hair on your clothes. Give up, go get a good lint roller with a lot of refills, and accept that you are GOING to get cat hair on your clothes. I find myself picking out clothes by how well cat hair will blend in. Sorry, but it seems to be part of the price for owning a cat!
There are plenty of reasons why a cat may lose hair. In younger cats or cats that have access to the outdoors, probably the most common reason would be trauma - scrapes, scratches and abrasions. The skin underneath may be reddened or bleeding, but this heals within a few days and the hair will grow back. Losing hair all over the body without seeing any bare patches is consistent with shedding - cats will shed…