Fast breathing can be normal during play, stress, or after physical activity
Cats may breathe fast to regulate their body temperature in warm conditions
Stress and anxiety can cause rapid breathing in cats; learn to recognize signs
Respiratory problems, such as asthma or infections, can lead to rapid breathing
Some heart conditions may result in fast breathing; consult your vet for evaluation.
Allergies and environmental irritants can trigger rapid breathing in cats
If concerned about your cat's breathing, seek professional advice from a vet