One may notice the cat peeing in inappropriate places. The reason for this is most cases are stress, depression and anxiety. Let us discuss about the pee problem at length here.
Stress and the depression are not only seen in human beings but also noticed in cats. The animal in captivity are also very much under stress. The reasons are plenty for the stress and depression.
The cats are depressed more if there is expansion in the family of the pet owner. So many happenings such as the spouse moving in, spouse moving out, new baby coming in, parents common in, parents going out, any new pet arrival etc affect the cat’s mind set. The owners are likely to pay less attention to these lovely animals, which will hurt them very much. The cat slowly slips in to depression.
The stress and depression affect the physical health of the urinary tract, the reason for this still under research stage. This urinary tract disorder in cat is called as feline idiopathic cystitis or feline lower urinary tract disease.
The symptom of the feline idiopathic cystitis are crying while urinating, peeing out side the litter box, blood in urine, excessive licking of private parts, straining while urinating, frequent urination, prolonged urination etc. one can see one symptom or more than one symptom at a time.
The affected cat should be treated both medically and socially. The medical treatment includes anti depressant and other supportive therapies. The social treatment includes environmental change, life style change etc.
The short time medical treatment is very common but the environmental enrichment or change is a must. The affected cat should be taken to the vet at the earliest. The vet will rule out the medical and other pathological reasons before attempting the treatment. If the cats are not able to pass urine in total, the vet may conduct a surgery as it is a medical emergency.