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Inability To Urinate

Inability To Urinate

When a cat or dog is unable to urinate, it can have a great impact on their body, and can be highly uncomfortable for your pet. The pet can not urinate. Inability for pets to urinate can be caused by previous surgery, medications, and urethral resistance. When a cat or dog is unable to urinate, it is advised to consult a veterinarian as soon as possible.

How to Recognize

If your pet can no longer urinate, it is a serious problem. Your pet may cry out or appear strained while trying to urinate.

Causes of Inability To Urinate

Inability to urinate can be caused by Cystitis, a Urinary Tract Infection, bladders stones, or an inflamed prostate. Your cat may be suffering from Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD).


If your pet is unable to pee, he/she may experience toxic shock which can lead to irreversible damage or death. Seek emergency veterinary care immediately.

Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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