Be cautious about asking Dr Google why your cat is peeing outside the litter box

two bladder stones in a cat

You have got to be very careful when deciding why your cat is peeing outside the litter box because it could be (1) a behavioral problem or (2) a medical problem and the latter might be a serious problem which needs a proper veterinary diagnosis and quite possibly prompt attention. You might be very …

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Case study of five-year-old cat having great difficulty urinating

When this cat did urinate it was bloody. He also groomed his abdomen excessively. These are the unmistakeable signs of an anxious and stressed cat. He had developed cystitis (infection of the bladder) which is often linked to stress. He was one of six cats in the home. Unfortunately he was not friendly with …

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What Causes Struvite Crystals in Cats?

Firstly, what are struvite crystals? We often read about them in conjunction with feline urinary health problems. The Cuyahoga Falls Veterinary Clinic tell us that struvites come about when molecules become lumped together and precipitate out of the urine to form crystals. When these crystals come together too much they form stones in the …

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My cat jumps into the litter box but pees outside. Help!

This is an “inappropriate elimination” cat behavior problem with several possible reasons. The situation is as follows: The cat jumps into the litter but regularly pees outside the litter tray. I have made the presumption that he pops into the litter tray and then jumps out and pees somewhere else. Or he just pees …

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