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Hairballs 101

Hairballs 101

Causes, Remedies, Risks.

It’s not uncommon for a cat to vomit up a hairball every week or two. And while the momentary hacking, gagging, and retching it takes to make it happen doesn’t feel good to the cat, neither is it harmful — usually.

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