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Q. I have a 1 1/2 male cat that after being diagnosed with a bacterial infection, wants to drink water constantly. Is this okay?

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. Increased thirst is a common effect of infections and helps to flush out the toxins from the body so do not withhold water. It should reduce quickly as he responds to medication but if this continues beyond 72hours you should return for a recheck to assess progress


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