Understanding bladder stones in cats is helpful in knowing how to recognize and treat them. Also known as ‘uroliths’; bladder stones are a collection of minerals and organic matter that builds up in the bladder. Just as humans are susceptible to them – so too are cats and other animals.
Bladder stones in cats can understandably be very painful or even cause them the inability to urinate due to a blockage. Preventing this is key and treating it quickly – both for the pain and for the overall condition is important!
Understanding the Reasons Why Bladder Stones in Cats Occur
There are a variety of reasons why bladder stones can build up. Some of these reasons include…
- An insufficient diet that leads to a buildup of organic matter in the urinary tract
- A lack of fluids causing dehydration
- Urinary tract infection or inflammation in the urinary tract
- A buildup of minerals in the urine
- Medications that are not dissolving properly or causing irritants in the urinary tract
- The type of cat breed you have, as some are more susceptible
Signs Your Cat May Have Bladder Stones
The signs are not always clear as to what condition your cat may be suffering from. However, some signs that your cat may have bladder stones include…
- Difficulty peeing
- Peeing more frequently
- Peeing in unusual places
- Blood in their pee
- Excessive licking
- Urine spraying
Keep an eye on these types of behaviors. They can be indicators of your cat suffering from bladder stones and is a condition you will want to help relieve them of.
Remedies for Bladder Stones in Cats
Ways in which to remedy your cat’s bladder stones will depend on their diagnosis and reasoning for having them in the first place. Once diagnosed, your vet may suggest a special diet to dissolve the stones. They may also suggest increasing your cat’s hydration, or offer shock wave treatment. Sometimes the surgical removal of bladder stones in a cat is required if they are too large to pass. But, overall, a cat should be able to pass them on their own.
That being said, it can be a painful process waiting, as well as passing them. Our CBD products can help with that process, ensuring your cat’s discomfort is minimized.
How CBD Can Help Alleviate the Pain of Cat Bladder Stones
As mentioned in our article REASONS WHY PET OWNERS SHOULD BUY CBD CAT TREATS:
“Interest in CBD products for pets has become increasingly popular, providing a safe and natural alternative for cat owners. Helping their pet manage everything from noticeable chronic pain issues, inflammation, agitation, anxiety – and more. Although it is completely normal for a cat to appear on high alert when they are in some form of – what they perceive as a danger; this constant “fight or flight” stance should not be their norm. If your cat seems to be continually on edge and/or out of sorts, our CBD cat treats are an excellent choice to calm them down quickly.”
Because CBD is known for pain relief for a wide range of health issues, our CBD products for cats are an excellent addition to their care when suffering from bladder stones, among other ailments. CBD can help minimize your cat’s pain overall, offering a calming solution to an alarming and uncomfortable condition.
Whether choosing our high-quality CBD oil for your cat, which will give your pet that needed relief and bring them back to their active self or offering them our CBD Wild Salmon Cat Treats – we have a variety of options to choose from for your cat’s health and healing.
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