Urinary stones are clusters of mineral crystals in the urinary tract. They’re often called bladder stones because 85% of dog and cat urinary stones are in the bladder. Veterinarians and researchers also refer to them as uroliths or cystic calculi.
Struvite stones. Photo courtesy of Joel Mills.
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Two of my older male cats urinated outside the box for the last few months of their lives. There’s a lot that can be done to figure out what’s causing this and deter cats if it’s behavioral. If there’s nothing that can be done to eliminate this issue, there are steps we can . . . → Read More: The Old Man And The Pee Pads (Less Expensive Incontinence Pads)
One of the unique hurdles faced by multi-pet families is identifying which of the animals is the source of abnormal urine or fecal issues. Obviously we need to identify which of our animals is having the problems so we know who needs to visit the veterinarian. It’s vital to get the culprit to the . . . → Read More: Who Done It (Identifying Culprits In Multi-Pet Households)
A lot of frustrations that people experience with their cats can be solved simply by moving the kitty supplies from one spot to another. Below are some of the location-related details I mention to people most often.
Most of us humans like to put dog and cat water dishes right next to food dishes, . . . → Read More: Location, Location, Location: A Critical Factor For Many Feline Functions
Inappropriate elimination can be one of the most frustrating problems for a cat owner to encounter. Solving it may take tenacity, a variety of approaches and above all, compassion for the cat. This article introduces some useful solutions to dealing with inappropriate urination in cats.
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