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Keeping this in view, why is there mold on my cat’s poop?
Both, when combined with moisture or a damp environment, promote the growth of deadly aflatoxin mold. In addition to scooping out dirty litter daily, it is essential to change the litter as well. Also, remember to clean your cat’s litter box with soap and water or specifically bleach if you already see signs of mold.
Subsequently, question is, how can mold affect cats? Mold causes not only structural damage but various health risks as well. In fact, household mold affects pets even more virulently than humans – dogs, cats, and other small animals are more susceptible to mold-related illness than people due to their less advanced immune systems.
Then, can a dirty litter box make a cat sick?
The risks are that the particles that a dirty litter box contains, can be transferred to pets and to humans. Additionally if your cat regularly “holds it in” from not wanting to use their dirty litter box, it can lead to a myriad of urinary tract diseases (UTI), bladder inflammation, kidney blockage and failure.
Is it bad to have a litter box in your bedroom?
Don’t keep the litter box in a bedroom if possible. Place it in an adult’s room if you have no other choice. Preferably, put the box in a quiet location like a closet or bathroom. Don’t keep your kitty’s litter box near her food and water dishes, because she may refuse to use the bathroom around the smell of food.
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How can I naturally treat my cats UTI?
- Juniper berry works very well when it comes to severe urinary tract infections.
- Cranberries are a known and effective home treatment for urinary tract infections, though cranberry juice is very high in sugar so shouldn’t be given to pets the same way a human would drink it.
How can you tell if a cat has a bladder infection?
- Inability to urinate or only passing a small amount of urine.
- Bloody or cloudy urine.
- Loss of bladder control, dribbling urine.
- Increased frequency of urination or visits to the litter box.
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