Cystitis is an insidious disease that occur in cats of all breeds and ages. The success of treatment largely depends on how quickly the owner will suspect the disease and take the pet to a veterinary specialist. In this article we will list the main symptoms of cystitis in cats.
Some diseases have similar symptoms. And cystitis: it is the primary symptoms can easily be confused with urolithiasis or other diseases of the genitourinary system. The diagnosis can only be a veterinarian. The task of the owner to monitor the health of the cats and in the case of suspected cystitis as soon as possible to contact a specialist. Why is it so important?
In the early stages of the inflammatory process easy to repay. But running cystitis go into a chronic form. In this case, any light draught, differential temperature or the weakening of the immune system will provoke the return of “sores”. To fight chronic cystitis is very difficult. Easier – to warn him.
How does cystitis in cats?
The primary symptoms of cystitis:
– frequent urination;
– soreness of abdomen (the cat is not given in hand, does not allow you to touch the abdomen),
– attempts to attract attention, concern (the cat can flippers, but not to let them touch).
Time to notice these characteristics not as easy as we would like. They can be attributed to a slight malaise and ignore. But at this stage of cystitis are the easiest treated. If you ignore symptoms, the inflammatory process will begin to grow and the symptoms will become more pronounced.
Secondary symptoms of cystitis:
– Uncontrolled urination. The cat often runs to the tray and does need where necessary.
Cat yells, trying to go to the toilet. The bladder is inflamed, in an attempt to squeeze at least a drop of urine, the animal experiencing severe pain.
– Dark color of urine. In rare urination urine stagnates in the bladder and becomes more concentrated. Its color darkens up to a deep amber.
– Blood and pus in the urine. If a strong inflammation in the urine can meet a drop of blood and pus.
– Increased body temperature, which is always accompanied by strong inflammatory reactions.
– A painful inflated belly.
– Lethargy, apathy.
Noticing these signs as quickly as possible take the pet in his arms and go to the veterinary clinic. Procrastination (and self) is dangerous not only for health, but for life.