Natural Therapies for Cats Urine Problems
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Introduction: Urinary problems are becoming commoner in cats. Lower urinary tract (LURT) problems are diet-related, while kidney failure increases with maturity and so is commoner in older cats.
Symptoms of urinary problems may include more frequent visits to the cat litter tray, weight loss, loss of appetite, and drinking excessively, and blood in the urine is common.
Stress and Cystitis: Emotion-induced cystitis in cats is related to chronic nerve stimulation, with excessive neurotransmitter release and re-use. Anti-depressants work by inhibiting the re-use of the neurotransmitter 5-HT. Additional methods of reducing stress, such as encouraging relaxation and uninterrupted sleep, and moving the cat litter tray to a calmer area, will also help.