One of the most important pieces of equipment that any cat breeder can have in the fight against respiratory problems is a nebulizer. Relatively inexpensive, with a few modifications, a nebulizer can be used to deliver lifesaving medications.
Coupage is a technique that can be performed at home to loosen accumulated fluid in the lungs by rapidly tapping rhythmically on the chest of the cat. It is particularly beneficial for felines suffering from pneumonia or bronchitis. This article teaches coupage via photos and text.