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Feline idiopathic cystitis can force a cat to urinate on the carpet near the wall

Feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC) – watch for stress as the primary cause

Here are some tips or thoughts on the causes, treatment and prevention of feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). Feline idiopathic cystitis means cystitis of an unknown cause. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder and is one of those disease which is part of the feline lower urinary tract disease complex. When cystitis is not idiopathic …

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Worried Cat

Cat Urination Problems Likely To Be Triggered By Psychological Issues

The well-known adage, “Curiosity killed the cat” was originally, centuries earlier, “Care killed the cat”. The word “care” meaning to care about something or worry. In the 17th century, people believed that cats could die of worry or anxiety. That idea seems strange to us now and 25% of cat owners in the UK (in …

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British Gardeners Hate Cats as Much as Plant Lice

Thirty-four percent of British gardeners hate cats. The same percentage of gardeners hate aphids (plant lice). This is one of the findings, and an unsurprising one, from a survey conducted by the BBC Gardeners World Magazine. I say it is unsurprising because gardeners hate anything that they believe will spoil the appearance of their garden. …

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My cat has extremely potent smelling urine. Please help?

My male cat is three. He was neutered at six months, but his urine has not lost the potent ammonia smell. I keep several watering stations around the house for him, which he uses. (He even plays in them! I have stepped bare-footed on numerous “land-mines” throughout the house! YUCK!) When he urinates, the odor …

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