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Q. My cat keeps going to the litter box but cannot seem to pee. He peed on my husband this morning, which he has never done before. What might be wrong

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A. Your cat may be experiencing a urinary blockage. This happens to young cats, typically males. Their urethra clogs with a thick substance that's like mucous. It's part of a syndrome known as Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease.

He can be treated, however at this point he's experiencing a crisis and he needs immediate veterinary care. His urethra may need to be unblocked and a urinary catheter placed until the inflammation resolves and he can urinate on his own again. Seek veterinary care immediately.

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