Is your pet frequently urinating, grooming its genitalia, and urinating in improper places? These are some of the early signs of feline urinary tract infection. If you recognize any symptoms you should immediately seek a veterinarians' care. Early diagnosis is important because feline UTI can be deadly to your pets' health. Here are 7 warning signs to watch for in your pet.
1. Is your pet whining more than usual? A sign that your pet is in pain is whining and crying. Cats have a high tolerance to pain so if your pet is whining and crying more often than usual, seek diagnosis and treatment from your vet.
2. You may notice one of the first signs of feline UTI if your pet is urinating more or less often. If less often there could even be a blockage.
3. Has your pet stopped urinating altogether? A blockage can be fatal for your pet. Go to the veterinarian immediately.
4. Constantly dripping urine is also a sign of feline urinary tract infection. Feline UTI causes frequent urination and incontinence.
5. Blood in the urine is a sure sign of feline UTI. If you notice blood in your pet's litter box, call the vet.
6. Is your cat licking and licking and licking its genitalia? Excessive licking or grooming of the genitalia and crying or whining is a sign that your pet is trying to soothe its itching burning lower tract.
7. Feline UTI will cause kitty to urinate in improper places. If you notice "puddles" in the floor, your pet may associate the pain of urination with the litter box so it urinates elsewhere.
Owning a cat is a large responsibility. Learning your pets litter box habits will be useful in helping you determine if something is wrong. Keep the litter box clean. Preventive treatment can be obtained through natural remedies. Natural remedies can also cure infection. If you notice any of these warning signs in your pets urinating habits, seek veterinarian treatment as soon as possible.
Janet Markowitz has been a German Shepherd Breeder for over 20 years. She has always been interested in using natural and holistic remedies for her Shepherds whenever possible. She has found that by using natural Remedies in conjunction with conventional medicine, she has achieved great success in the health and longevity in her dogs.