If you own a cat–or one owns you–you’ve almost certainly heard the hacking sounds and cleaned up the unpleasantness that accompany coughing up a hairball. While hairballs are a common malady among felines, they can occasionally be serious.
National Hairball Awareness Day–the last Friday in April–serves as an annual reminder for all friends of felines to learn a bit more about hairballs and evaluate the health of their cats. Here’s what you should know!
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