Case study of five-year-old cat having great difficulty urinating
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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 … please continue reading

Connection between Hard Water and Urinary Crystals in Cats
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There are strong indications, based upon a study carried out by a large pet medical insurer, that there is a connection between urinary tract health problems, particularly crystals in the urine, and hard water. I think that this is quite … please continue reading

Natural herbal home treatment for cat urinary tract problems
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Tinkle Tonic for pets

A lady’s cat had diarrhoea and bladder problems that hadn’t responded well to conventional veterinary medicine. She tried Tinkle Tonic (a cute name when you think about it): Tinkle Tonic is a great product. It has herbs to sooth the … please continue reading

What Causes Struvite Crystals in Cats?
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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 … please continue reading

When Should You Give Your Cat Happy Pills?
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By happy pills, I mean anti-depressants. My instinctive response to the question is: never, no way. I don’t like pills. But am I right? I tend to think that almost all cat behavior problems are really human behavior problems. Either … please continue reading

Natural Treatment for Cat Urinary Tract Infections
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“Natural treatment” normally means homeopathic medicines, which I list below. It should also include common sense ways to prevent feline urinary tract infections (UTIs) occurring. Preventative action can also be a form of treatment if applied after the cat has … please continue reading