Urinary tract problems can arise in cats, and it’s estimated that 3 percent of all cats seen by veterinarians have urinary problems of one type or another, either a cat urinary tract infection (UTI) or a blockage.
In some cases, cat urinary tract disease is caused by crystals or stones that form in the urine. These can irritate the lining of the urinary tract and partially or completely block the flow of urine.
With both stones and urinary tract disease, urination may be painful. Some signs of a UTI include:
If you see these signs in your cat, contact your veterinarian as soon as possible.
We hope this information helps you get a better handle on your cat’s urinary tract problems.
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