My longhaired yellow tabby pulls out hair as he is grooming and eats it. Why?

He has plenty of hair and is in no danger of baldness. But he has bouts of trouble swallowing and will sit swallowing over and over for 20 minutes or more. He never throws up hairballs and I give him treats made to help with hairballs. what more can I do? I'm afraid he is going to choke or explode from all the hair.

Asked by Member 1187960 on Aug 31st 2013 Tagged hair, swallowing in Grooming
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Orion Hemingway

Nutro Natural Choice has a new kind of Hairball Control cat food! It is sold in pet stores in two different size bags, small and medium. What goes in must come out, so between the food and treats (like SmartBites hairball control) your guy will be in good shape! FYI eating loose fur is an instinctual behavior. ^_^

Orion Hemingway answered on 9/25/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer