Cats with less serious, nonobstructive lower urinary tract diseases are typically seen on an outpatient basis, while others require hospitalization.
Treatment mainly depends on the fundamental cause of the condition(s). If an illness has led to dysuria and/or pollakiuria, it will include supportive therapies, along with any medication needed to help with the symptoms. Nevertheless, these conditions often clear up rapidly after proper treatment has been prescribed and given.
The act of urinating on objects or areas as a method of marking territory
A tube found between the bladder and the outside of the body; used to assist in urination.
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
A ring-shaped muscle that is used to close and open an opening
A medical condition involving frequent urination
Having a hard time urinating; pain while urinating
A bundle of fibers that are used in the process of sending impulses through the body
A localized infection, usually a lesion filled with pus. Can be large or small in size.