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hair ball

[′her ‚bȯl]
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Treatment of hair ball obstructions can be either medical or surgical.
Laxatone is well-known for the treatment of chronic constipation due to non-dietary causes and movable bodies such as hair balls, which get trapped in the intestines of cats.
Brushing cats regularly with a Furminator Deshedding Tool or other brush can help release their excess coat and cut down on hair balls," says Weinand.
Visually, maps of these goings-on resemble hair balls (human protein interactions shown), and critics have contended that the "ridiculous" amount of data in the simulations doesn't reflect what really happens in cells.
Written by experienced humorist and speaker Lowell Streiker, and illustrated throughout with whimsical black-and-white cartoons by Ron Rush, Hoofbeats, Hair Balls, and Three-Dog Nights is a collection of short, touching, sometimes funny, sometimes sad vignettes of beloved pets and the unconditional love they provide to their owners.
Speaking of which: The film is the kind of betrayal of the book's kooky elegance in which Myers' magical, maniacal talking cat finds it necessary to cough up hair balls.
Kevin is exciting as hair balls Sticking in the throat It's sounding more like Ernie Wise The Script what I wrote.
The signs of hair balls are retching, loss of appetite, constipation or diarrhoea and often an air of uneasiness.