A Natural Remedy for Cat Respiratory Infections
Many cats suffer from breathing difficulties which can lead to respiratory infections. Symptoms of respiratory infections in cats are similar to those in humans such as watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, and difficulty breathing. Resp-Aid™ is a holistic all-natural remedy for respiratory infection in cats to help provide them relief.
NHV Resp-Aid is currently under clinical studies conducted jointly with the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Calgary. The study found that the lungs from asthmatic animals treated with Resp-Aid showed considerably less inflammation and histopathology compared with asthmatic animals lungs that did not receive Resp-Aid. You can read the latest on this innovative study here.
Some cat breeds are more susceptible to breathing difficulties such as Siamese. Find out if your cat breed is prone to breathing difficulties at NHV online breeds and conditions. Respiratory infections in cats can be caused by:
Read about a rescue kitty named Hunter and how he found relief with NHV’s remedy for respiratory infection in cats.
If you have questions about natural remedies for respiratory infections in cats or any of our plant-based products you can ask an expert at NHV. Our pet experts can offer guidance and support because NHV wants all pet parents and their fur children to breathe easy naturally.
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- 0.70 LBS
- 3.4 fl. oz. (100ml)
- life stages
- adult, senior, kitten
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NHV’s Resp-Aid contains a proprietary blend of nine highly effective herbs that help support healthy breathing making this a formidable remedy for respiratory infections in cats.
- Coltsfoot—An expectorant that has antibacterial properties and also helps to control coughing, soothes irritated tissue as well as relaxing spasms.
- Ginger—Relieves pain and stimulates circulation.
- Horehound—Relieves spasms
- Licorice—A fast-acting anti-inflammatory agent
- Lobelia—Relaxes and opens up the respiratory system to allow for oxygenated blood to flow freely.
- Marshmallow—A potent anti-inflammatory that soothes and softens irritated tissues as well as controlling bacterial infections.
- Mullein—Soothes and adds moisture to lubricate tissues
- Myrrh—A stimulant that relieves digestive discomfort, inflammation, and spasms.
- Plantain—An expectorant that soothes and adds moisture to lubricate internal mucous membranes.
Pet's Weight Dosage
To be taken twice daily. All NHV supplements are designed to be used together, and can, therefore, be given at once for convenience.
Select your pet's weight to determine the correct dose.
To be taken twice daily. Determine your pet’s weight and then use the easy chart below to determine the correct dose. This is the minimum dosage.
Pet's Weight Dosage
0 - 15 lb = 0.5 ml
16 - 30 lb = 1.0 ml
31 - 45 lb = 1.5 ml
46 - 60 lb = 2.0 ml
61 - 75 lb = 2.5 ml
Over 75 lb = 3.0 ml
How to Administer
Shake well before use. The easiest method is to use the dropper provide and places the drops into your pet’s food or favorite treat. You can also use the dropper and squirt directly into the pet’s mouth.
Some pets can be finicky, if this occurs consider hiding the drops in foods most pet’s love such as fish, chicken or yogurt or a favourite treat. If your pet only eats dry food then soak a few kibbles at feeding time.
For Best Results
Herbal dietary supplements are beneficial to the health and wellbeing of your pet and are safe for long-term use. Every pet responds to natural herbal supplements differently, therefore it is important to be consistent and administer the product daily. Supplements generally take two to four weeks to take effect, however this will vary from one animal to the next.
All NHV Natural Pet Products are pure herbal extracts and contain no artificial additives, preservatives or coloring. Shelf life after opening is 6 months and must be refrigerated after opening.
Cautions and Contraindications
Do not use in pregnant or nursing animals. Speak to your vet before using our products. A second visit is recommended if your pet’s condition does not improve, or deteriorates after continued use of the supplements.
All information provided by NHV Natural Pet Products is for educational purposes only.
Is Resp-Aid beneficial to my asthmatic cat?
The ingredients in Resp-Aid have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties that will be very beneficial for your cat with asthma.
Can Resp-Aid help my cat with bronchitis?
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchioles and Resp-aid has many anti-inflammatory properties. This means it will be very beneficial to your cat. As a natural remedy for cat respiratory infections, it will also help with any infections that may be aggravating bronchitis.
Can I give Resp- Aid to my cat along with corticoids prescribed by my vet?
Resp-Aid is completely safe to administer along with corticosteroids.
Are certain cat breeds more prone to breathing issues than others?
Sometimes, though not necessarily. Breathing difficulties can be caused by allergens, pre-existing heart conditions, parasites, stress or obesity. Some breeds, like Himalayan cats, can be more prone to breathing issues.