September 20, 2009 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Diseases
The number of Cases of urinary tract infection among cats had made the owners get concerned about this issue and the mathematical figure says it all. Nearly a considerable cat population ,to be exact 1.5% is said to have had caught up a urinary infection which in turn makes the owners restless and they have no other go except for getting their cat checked by a vet.
As there is a possibility for the tract crystals to turn out into stones that get deposited in the bladder, people sense the seriousness of this issue and have created demand for Meds in the market therefore. Stones in bladder are as dangerous to cats as it proves to be in the case of the human race and other living things. The initial stage of the development of the bladder stone will indicate a possible catching up of urinary infection. Until the pet shows some confirmatory and severe symptoms pet owners are not ready to treat them and hence they usually fail to notice the urinary infection. Currently in order to heal the infectivity meds have to be provided in the first place.
Over usage of these drugs during times when it is not infected, leads to the immunization ,which may in turn doesn’t help your cat to fight the infection when it really picks up an infection. Owners have to realize that these are medicines for treating bladder stones and not infections. So be wary about the side effects when you give these drugs to the pet ,inadvertently.
It is natural for the Cats, which have picked up an infection to pee often and make your home messy .If things go beyond their control a possible urinary incontinence is in store for them. There will be involuntary defecation of urine and the meds have to be supplied once confirming the fact that they have crystals formed and infecting their bladder. The next main indicator is the leakage of blood in their urine, which means that something is wrong with the well being of your cat. After monitoring such changes rush up to the vet and get all the meds prescribed after asking the vet to diagnose the cat.
Try to prevent a situation which may make your cat to pick up an infection. Give it maximum protection from the bacterium which spreads due to unclean environment and finally settles its base in the bladder of the cat. Subsequently try to improve the immune system of your cat and get a food prescribed by the vet which you can provide your cat to eat. Importantly ascertain that your cat is free from stress and anxiety .If humans are subjected to health issues ,why not the cats? Spend some time with your cat so as to keep it normal and healthy. If needed make use of the cat food Feliway if the vet recommends you to offer it.
Heed to the problems that affect the bowel of your cats as they may sometimes turn out to be some fatal factors which may determine the life span of your pet.