Ask A Vet - flicka got a good bill of health no diabites but she drinks tons of water and all by herself fills a ex large litter box daily .She is going thru a 35 lb plastictub full of litter in a week and a half and that is with me sifting it a lot.it is really getting a little expensive on a pension .Plus the clumps are so big im worried something is wrong.She was abandoned a few months ago and i took her in,shes a sweet cat,but this has me worried as ive had cats 70 years and never ran into this thanks and i love reading your answers to the questions. please advise me if there is anything i can do,she also only drinks from the bathroom if i let a little water run,at least until i get a fountain for her,,,thanks in advance-- janis stovall
Question from Janis Stovall
flicka got a good bill of health no diabites but she drinks tons of water and all by herself fills a ex large litter box daily .She is going thru a 35 lb plastictub full of litter in a week and a half and that is with me sifting it a lot.it is really getting a little expensive on a pension .Plus the clumps are so big im worried something is wrong.She was abandoned a few months ago and i took her in,shes a sweet cat,but this has me worried as ive had cats 70 years and never ran into this thanks and i love reading your answers to the questions. please advise me if there is anything i can do,she also only drinks from the bathroom if i let a little water run,at least until i get a fountain for her,,,thanks in advance-- janis stovall
Our Vet Says:

There could be a number of different problems which could cause Flicka to go to the toilet a lot. For example, it could be a urinary infection, diabetes or hormonal problems. I recommend seeing your vet for a consultation and diagnosis. In some cases a clinical examination is not sufficient in order to provide a correct diagnosis, and complementary investigations may be required. The symptoms that you have outlined are fairly general and could be the result of any of the problems I have mentioned above.



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