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Feline Urinary Issues: The...

Male or female, purebred or domestic shorthair, any cat can develop one of the urinary conditions...

Xanthine Urinary Tract...

Xanthine is a natural by-product of purine metabolism, which is normally converted to uric acid...

Urinary Tract Infection,...

Urinary bladder and/or upper portion of urethra may be invaded and colonized by bacteria, which...
 

Feline Urinary Issues: Is Surgery Necessary for Bladder Stones?

A common part of the medical work-up for a cat that has urinary symptoms (e.g., urinating outside of the litter box, straining to urinate, etc.) is an abdominal X-ray and/or ultrasound. Veterinarians use these diagnostic tools to look for anything abnormal within the abdomen, but I would be willing to bet that bladder stones...

6 Things You Must Know About Cat Urinary Tract Infections

A cat that refuses to use the litter box or who repeatedly urinates outside of the litter box can be difficult to live with.

Bye-bye drugs! New tricks in vet surgery may trump old ways to...

Imagine your pet suffers from an insidious disease she’ll have to suffer with for the rest of her life. Next, picture a simple surgery that can fix it. No more drugs. No more side effects. No more constant testing.

Feline Urinary Issues: Peeing Outside the Box

Last week we talked about how peeing outside the litter box comes from either spraying or inappropriate urination, how to tell the difference between the two behaviors, and what to do if you live with a "sprayer." Now on to inappropriate urination, which unfortunately is the harder of the two problems to deal with. Why? Because...

Feline Urinary Issues: Prevention and Monitoring

Here we are at the end of the feline urinary issues series. We’ve covered a lot, including how to clean up cat urine, determining whether a cat is spraying or urinating outside the box, methods to encourage litter box use, and the common medical causes of inappropriate urination and how to treat them.

Calcium Deposits in the Urinary Tract in Dogs

Urolithiasis is described as the presence of stones (calcium deposits) in the urinary tract. The development of these stones is more common in dogs than in cats, and in older animals. In most cases the stones can be removed safely, giving the animal a positive prognosis.

What To Do About Common Urinary Problems in Cats

Inappropriate urination is one of the most common problem behaviors observed in cats and one of the most common reasons cats are abandoned at shelters.

Prevention and Monitoring of Feline Urinary Issues

Unfortunately, lower urinary tract disease has a tendency to improve with treatment but return after therapy is stopped.

Urinary Tract Obstruction in Dogs

Urinary tract obstruction is a medical emergency causing the cat to strain while urinating, producing little or no urine each time. The obstruction may be due to inflammation or compression on the urethra, or simply a blockage. Treatment is available and the prognosis of this issue will depend on the severity of the obstruction.

Feline Urinary Tract Disease: What You Should Know

Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is commonly diagnosed in cats. However, it can have a number of different causes.

Ask The Vet: Urinary Tract Health

Dr. Jeff Werber offers advice on coping with your pet's urinary tract health and issues.