Understanding Your Cat's Constipation

Your cat may experience an occasional bout of constipation but it can be worrying if it causes her distress. The most common causes of  constipation are a lack of fiber or dehydration. Your cat could suffer from constipation after experiencing changes in your home. Food changes  may cause constipation issues. Her wet food may not have enough fiber. If your cat doesn’t like a new food, she may fill up on dry food. Your cat’s movements may feel restricted because of as houseguests,  construction workers or new household members. She might not drink as  much water since she can’t get to her water bowl easily. Your cat may  hold in feces too long so that her stools may become hard to pass if she  feels she can’t get to the litter box regularly. Kidney issues and  other health problems can lead to constipation too. Make an appointment with your veterinary clinic Ellicott City, MD to evaluate any constipation issues. Or click this website Howard County Animal Hospital.


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