Q. The last couple of times she has gone in heat she has a couple tiny spots of blood near her litter box. I cant tell if it is in her urine or fecal

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A. The blood may be menstrual blood. She will bleed shortly before her vulva swells. Urination may 'wash' some blood out. Monitor for an increase in thirst or urination, straining to urinate or lethargy. Have your vet collect a urine sample. The urinalysis should show blood and may diagnose a UTI. Submit a fecal sample to test for occult blood.

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