Urinary Tract Disorders in Cats

Few conditions strike greater fear into the heart of a cat guardian than urinary tract problems. Myths and misinformation abound, and many people know at least one other person who has a cat with a urinary problem--or who has lost a cat because of it. Urinary bladder issues in cats come in several varieties. In general, these are idiopathic cystitis (bladder inflammation of unknown cause), which describes about 80% of cases; cystitis with crystals; and cystitis with bladder stones. All of them together affect less than 3% of cats, but that still makes it ...

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