Cat UTIs are painful infections in the urethra and bladder. Bacteria from the outside world travels up the urethra and finds a home in your kitty’s bladder, where it grows and multiplies causing painful urination.
Urinary Tract Infections are no problem to treat, as long as you notice the signs and symptoms before it develops into something more serious.
Sometimes, you could swear your cat makes himself so clear it's like he's talking to you. But your cat may struggle to find the “words” to tell you he's suffering from a UTI, which is why it's your job to notice the signs:
It's safe to say that cats know how to find trouble—chasing birds, romping through your garden, even picking fights with the neighborhood raccoons. But with UTIs, it seems trouble finds them:
The most common infectious organism is Escherichia coli, the bacteria found in feces.
These harsh, irritating mineralized crystals in the bladder can leave cats increasingly vulnerable to infection.
Although uncommon, Candidiasis (fungal yeast infection) and Capillariasis (parasitic worms) may be the culprit to your cat's UTI.
Cats may be independent creatures, but they still need your love and care, especially when it comes to cat UTI prevention. Here's what you can do to help keep your kitty safe from feline UTIs:
Adding canned food to their diet or purchasing a pet fountain are easy ways to keep your cats hydrated after a full day of play.
Cats are creatures of habit—they respond poorly to interruptions in their routine, and the added stress can spur on infection.
A quiet, clean place for your cat to do their business can stimulate healthy litter box habits.
Prescription cat foods might help balance your fur baby's pH levels and prevent UTIs.
Maintaining your fur baby’s health doesn’t have to be a guessing game. PrettyLitter’s smart technology helps to detect health issues before you can, including an alkaline pH balance for those pesky feline UTIs.
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