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.

Inability to Urinate

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.


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.

Inability to Urinate Affects

  • Dogs
  • Cats

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