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What is Blood in the Urine?

Veterinarians use the word hematuria to describe blood in your cat’s urine. Females are more likely to develop this condition than males. Blood in the urine can be a sign of infection, a hereditary condition, or a more serious health issue.

If your cat develops a problem in the urinary tract, you may see some blood in his urine. This can be a sign of a mild condition or it may be a symptom of a more serious, underlying condition.

Symptoms of Blood in the Urine in Cats

The symptoms associated with blood in the urine depend on the cause of the condition. Here are some of the most common symptoms that can accompany blood in your cat’s urine:

  • Red colored urine
  • Passing urine more frequently than normal
  • Red, raised patches on the skin
  • Palpable mass in cats who have tumors
  • Pain when urinating
  • Licking of urinary area
  • Odor of ammonia in urine
  • Prolonged squatting or straining while in the litter box
  • Avoiding the litter box
  • Urinating in unusual places inside
  • Distended abdominal area
  • Excessive thirst
  • Vomiting
  • Lethargy

Types

There are several different types of conditions that could cause your cat to have blood in his urine. Some of the most common are:

  • Infection
  • Diseases of the endocrine system
  • Diabetes
  • Conditions of the urinary tract

Causes of Blood in the Urine in Cats

A variety of conditions can cause hematuria to occur. They range from mild to very serious and include:

  • Abnormality of the urinary tract
  • Parasitic infection
  • Blood clotting disorders
  • Trauma
  • Cancer of the urinary tract that may occur with tumors
  • Kidney stones
  • Medications
  • Idiopathic, or of unknown origin

Diagnosis of Blood in the Urine in Cats

Your veterinarian will need information from you before examining your cat to determine the cause of hematuria. He will begin by asking you some questions about your cat’s health and behavior. Be sure to give as much information as possible regarding your cat’s birth history, pre-existing medical conditions and trauma that may have occurred. Your doctor will also ask you when the symptoms first started and if they have increased in severity recently. 

After taking a medical history, your doctor will examine your cat. A blood sample will be taken from your cat, as well. A CBC, or complete blood count, biochemical profile and urinalysis will be run at this time. Your veterinarian may also use a strip to determine if red discoloration in his urine is actually blood. 

Diagnostic tests such as in-house X-rays may be used to diagnose the cause of hematuria in cats. An ultrasound may also be performed to provide additional information, depending on what your doctor suspects the problem may be. A CT scan with contrast dye may also provide a detailed picture of your cat’s urinary tract. If your doctor palpates a mass in your cat’s abdomen, he may want to schedule a biopsy. During this procedure, he would take a small tissue sample of the tumor and send it to an outside laboratory. This is the procedure used to determine if the tumor is benign or malignant. 

Treatment of Blood in the Urine in Cats

It is important to treat the cause of hematuria as soon as possible to avoid serious complications. Cats that have blood clotting diseases can lose a great deal of blood in a short period of time. Conditions such as kidney stones can completely obstruct the bladder and cause it to rupture. This is a life-threatening situation for your pet. 

The treatment for blood in your cat’s urine depends largely upon the condition causing it. If infection is causing hematuria, your veterinarian may place your cat on antibiotics until the infection clears. Cats that are dehydrated or unstable will be treated with IV fluids. Conditions causing blood in your cat’s urine such as diabetes or endocrine diseases must be treated accordingly to clear hematuria. Cats that have been on medications such as steroids that are causing blood to appear, will be taken off those medications gradually. It is dangerous to stop some medications quickly, so your doctor will wean your cat from them. In some instances, this is enough to stop hematuria from occurring. If your doctor finds kidney stones or tumors in the urinary tract, surgery may be recommended.

Recovery of Blood in the Urine in Cats

Your cat’s recovery will depend on the cause of the condition and the treatment your doctor prescribes. It is important to attend all follow-up visits if necessary, give your cat all prescribed medications and report any negative changes in his condition to your veterinarian. With prompt diagnosis and proper treatment, many cats go on to recover from blood in the urine. Certain conditions may require ongoing treatment and management, but it is well worth it if your cat goes on to lead a happy, long life.

Blood in the Urine Questions and Advice from Veterinary Professionals

Zazu
DMH
4 Years
Mild condition
0 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Low Urine Production
Licking at Genitals
Blood In Urine
Straining To Urinate
Frequent Urination

My male cat Zazu has been trying to pee more frequently and he struggles/strains to pee and only produces a small amount of urine. He's been licking the area a lot as well. I have a vet appointment but it's not for almost 2 weeks, and I'm out of town for the duration of that. He's been drinking lots and otherwise is behaving normally but now I'm seeing there's blood in his urine and I'm worried that 2 weeks is too long for me to wait to take him to the vet. Should I try and find someone to come and take him to the vet earlier?

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Loki
Manx
17 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

Medication Used

Pain killer
antibiotic

Our cat is a Manx, he is 17 months old, he has had some rodent ulcers, therefore Vet gave him Steroid injections a couple of times. Last time we decided to go with pills so we could treat him with pills next time and void to go back to vet. Couple of days ago over a night we found out red pees in his litter, this happend when we were giving him the pills probably the 6th (half pills) we also saw drops of blood around the box and also tiny bit of poop. we took him to the vet immediately and they did a urine test, they looked into it and found almost nothing as far as bacteria and neither any other cancerous. She injected him with antibiotic even though she says she didn’t see anything significant under the microscope. Gave him pain killers too. This was yesterday, this morning I saw loki went to his litter probably 6 time in half an hour and just dropped few drops of bloody pee and then once he went and out and dropped a tiny bit of poop outside of the litter box. I’m wondering why this is happening to him, I know Manx could have lots of problems and we already had a few. We think he is alerting to some food so we give him seafood only. Any ideas?

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Holly
Black
14 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Straining, blood, clear scan

My cat is 14, she has been on and off antibiotics for around 4 months now, each time antibiotics stop, within 2-3 days, she is unable to wee and just does blooded pink dots here and there, she has had blood tests galore, a scan etc. No crystals, bladder small and empty but slight enlarged kidney. She has literally just started straining and dotting again now. Antibiotics clear it, then always returns when end. We have 3 litter trays, no changes and no stress. Help!!!

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Thomas
Toyger
10 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Not drinking water
Loss Of Mass
Blood In Urine
Loss of Appetite

My cat is a male. 3 days ago, he came with some red marks and scratches on his face, public area and on the top of his tail. Lately, he doesn't eat anything at all and declines every food, especially he doesn't drink his water. He also seems to be unease, nervous and agitated always and can't keep his composure. He shifts from the mattress, under the bed and under the sofa. This has been going on too much and it's bothering me so much. He also rejects playing with his friend, Snow, which is unusual. What can I do to help my cat treat this illness?

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Nibby
tabby
9 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My moms cat is 9 1/2 years old. He is obese and hasn’t been to the vet since he was neutered at 6 months old. Today he peed on the kitchen floor and it looked like there is blood in his urine when she cleaned it up. He is also drinking a lot more water than usual.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Nibby should be checked out by a veterinarian as soon as possible. Male cats are prone to urinary blockages if they have infection or crystals in their urine, and it can very quickly become life threatening if not treated quickly. They may want to check some lab work to determine why he is having these problems, so that they can determine the best course of treatment for him. I hope that he is okay!

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Patches
Calico
3 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody urine,licking,irritable

My female cat was squatting in the litter box a lot then started sitting in the bath tub. There were tiny droplets of pink urine. I assumed it was a UTI...took her to the vet. They did an x-ray and it looked like there was something in her colon that she was trying to pass. Vet said it felt like sand when he squeezed the area. He prescribed Clavomox and Cerenia. She seemed much better but this morning she started the squatting again with small droplets of pink urine and constant licking the area. It’s a Sunday so I can’t call the vet today but will try tomorrow. Already spent over $300 and wondering if there is something I can do at home now.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If Patches was just started on the antibiotics yesterday, it can take a few days to start to show signs of improvement for a UTI - I'm not sure if a urinalysis was done when you had her in to see your veterinarian, but if not, that would be a good idea, as cats get get infections, but they can also have crystals, and stress related conditions that can affect their bladders, and some things require a special food or different treatments. I hope that she is okay.

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Shadow
long hair
1 Year
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody Urine

My cat has been peeing a light pink/reddish pee. He will come to my door and when I open it he is meowing and he pees. At first I thought he was constipated as he hadn't pooped in 2 days so I gave him some slippery elm and olive oil and he passed three poos. But this morning I see quite a bit of blood in his pee and now I'm worried I've treated the wrong thing. He hasn't been drinking water so I've had to make him drink it with a dropper. And hasn't eaten much either.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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The presence of blood in the urine may be due to infections, urinary stones, trauma, kidney disease, poisoning, clotting disorders among other causes; prostate inflammation may cause blood in the urine and may also cause constipation, you should visit your Veterinarian for an examination to narrow in on an underlying cause. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Flash
British Shorthair
4 Years
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Fine glittery appearance in blood

My cat is a ,4yr old spayed female been peeing blood for4 or 5 days vet put her on anti inflammatory medicine I noticed that the blood stained area o the paper looks like fine glitter, could this be crystal salts from a forming stone and should I be worried as vet dosnt seem botherd

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is usually good to do urinalysis when a cat is presenting with blood in the urine since the result of a urine test also give a little indication to internal health; it is possible that there may be some urinary crystals since the urine wasn’t checked. Try with the medication prescribed by your Veterinarian but the next step would be urinalysis to help narrow in on a diagnosis. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Strider
domestic short hair
16 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My 16 years old male cat now has had blood in his urine 2 times in the past 3 months. I've taken him to my vet and my vet found no infection at all. Also, my cat does this 1 time and that's it, what's causing this ?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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The presence of blood may be attributable to various conditions, notably urinary tract infections; however other conditions may also cause blood in the urine which may include urinary stones, trauma, clotting disorders, poisoning, tumours among other conditions. Keep an eye on the blood and think about having a thorough examination and ultrasound if the blood keeps recurring. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Jax
Siamese
5 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

Medication Used

Prazosin

My cat has uti issues. Was recently treated to release his bladder after a blockage. He has been in excellent health since (4weeks). He just started peeing blood. I just gave him Prazosin. Can I wait till AM to take to vet or should I take him to vet ER?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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If Jax has some blood in the urine and isn’t in any distress you should keep an eye on him and visit your Veterinarian in the morning; if there are more serious symptoms presenting or he is showing signs of pain you should visit an Emergency Veterinarian for an examination. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Pantalones
Shorthair
2 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

I have currently just returned about a week ago from being away from my cat for 6 months he was doing fine for about two weeks then suddenly he has been peeing in random spots in the house and is urine seems to have a red brown tint to it. He has never seemed to have a problem with the litter box before. I don't know if this could be due to stress with me getting back, maybe a change in food or environment. But besides this he seems like his usual self.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Urinating in random spots around the home may be behavioural due to a variety of causes, but the colour is concerning and should be seen by your Veterinarian. Without examining Pantalones I cannot say what the cause is, but your Veterinarian may take a urine sample to check for signs of blood among other abnormalities. Infections, trauma, poisoning, kidney disease, hormonal conditions among other causes may all cause similar symptoms. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Nuke
mixed
6 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

hi my 6 year old male cat has been squatting not passing anything but a few drop of slightly diluted blood we have had this in the past once he got sent home to be monitored while bloods where taken we've got builders in and out for 4 days and hes very nervous in general. could this be a mix of not enough water and stress? he does not seem to be in pain and squeezing hes belly gently does not bother him and he seems to be trying to go contiuously without anything happening but these few drops

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Stress could be contributing to this problem with Nuke, yes. Regardless of the cause, this is an emergency situation, and he needs to be seen immediately to get treatment for his urinary problems. Male cats are prone to urinary blockages that can quickly become life threatening. he needs to be examined, and your veterinarian will be able to assess him and prescribe a treatment for him so that his problem doesn't become more severe. I hope that he is okay.

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Rena and Gizmo
Calico
16 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Seeing blood all over the floor's

I have 2 older cat's, and I am seeing spots of blood in different place's on the floor all over the house. Don't know which one is doing it because they both act fine. My female cat is so hard to take anywhere! We were in the fire in Pigeon Forge a few year's ago and had to leave our home and she about ate us alive!

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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You should try to separate Rena and Gizmo so see which one is spotting blood so that you know which cat to pay extra special attention to; there are many causes for the presence of blood so there is no single treatment I can advise you that will cover everything. You should find out which cat is spotting and then see if they have any other symptoms (increased thirst, straining to urinate etc…) and visit a Veterinarian regardless to determine the cause. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Thomas
Pixie-bob
18 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Back legs keep giving way

My female cat is 18 yrs but lately she has been weeing around the house not much in her litter tray she is over weight but is still drinking and eating a little bit but for the last few days she has been leaking blood

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If Thomas is urinating more frequently and weak, and 'leaking blood' from somewhere, she needs to be seen by her veterinarian. Older cats are prone to urinary tract problems, and systemic diseases like kidney disease and diabetes. She may need some lab work to determine what is going on with her, and your veterinarian will be able to recommend any treatment that she may need.

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Peanuts
DSH?
2-4 weeks??
Moderate condition
0 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Lethargy

Medication Used

Auterzole

Peanuts was taken off a vagrant in our community. I just bathed him and have removed at least 30 ticks off him. they were mostly grey but there were also small brown ticks. He also had numerous fleas which came off in the water. I put a drop of Dettol in the water and I used head and shoulders shampoo. It seemed that he peed himself in the water which was a reddish brown color. Could that be blood in the urinary tract?
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Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Red to brown urine is suggestive of blood in the urine and may be attributable to numerous causes including infection, trauma, poisoning among many other causes; Peanuts will have a weak immune system and may have picked up an infection or may have issues from all the ticks which were removed from him. Dettol shouldn’t be used on animals and as far as I am aware not safe for use in cats (I couldn’t find much information on it). Given the severity of the flea and tick infestation as well as the colour of the urine, I would suggest taking Peanuts to a charity clinic or a regular General Veterinarian for an examination and a blood test to check blood counts. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Kai
American Shorthair
2 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My female cat has been on two different antibiotics, one was a shot, the other was oral. They have looked for crystals, but did not find any. She is still very active and playful. She used the litter box to poo in but since this has started she will not see in the box. She does not seam to be in pain, however I want to fix this issue.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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A couple of things may be happening with Kai. She may have a resistant infection that isn't responding to the antibiotics used, in which case a urine culture may be needed. She may have bladder stones, that can be tested for with an x-ray or ultrasound. She may also have a sterile cystitis that may need anti-anxiety medications to help treat her. many cats with urinary problems need to be on a prescription food. Which of those things are indicated for her would best be discussed with your veterinarian, as I can not examine her or know more about her history. I hope that those suggestions help direct you and your veterinarian towards making her feel better.

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Fatso
dsh
10 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Lethargic

A cat I know (and took to the vet) was lethargic, not eating much, losing weight, had a blood sugar level of 500, and a slight liver infection on Friday. The infection was treated with 1cc Clavamox 2x/day. 2 days later his glucose was down to 461 and his urine was red. Is this from the infection clearing, or does he have kidney disease? He was not treated for the diabetes over the weekend. Dry food was withheld and only Science Diet wet food was given 2-3 times/day. He was drinking normal amounts of water. When he urinated, it was outside the box, which is how I was able to tell it was so red. Are his kidneys failing? He is about 10-12 years old and lives outside by himself. I brought him in because he wasn't feeling well. He has been rotund all his life and had surgery for his bladder/urinary tract at one time. Thank you.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Red or blood in the urine may be indicative of a variety of different conditions which may include kidney disease, urinary tract infections, stones, tumours, poisoning, trauma among many other causes; urinalysis would be helpful along with an ultrasound or x-ray; kidney failure would have been picked up on a blood test with high levels of BUN and creatinine. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Kiwi
Orange tabby
4 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea
UTI
Urinating Outside Litterbox

Medication Used

Meloxicam

Kiwi, my cat, has had a "UTI" about 2 times now. Back and forth to the vet. Switched from amoxicillin to clavamox the first time, UTI gone, then it came back. Put him on clavamox again. After the meds were done, they did an x-ray, which I wanted them to do the first time. He has a small kidney stone FORMING. Surgery is not an option since this was too small to find and remove. They put him on an anti-inflammatory called meloxicam, and he is also on Hill's urinary prescription food. He has been peeing blood seemingly not from a UTI, I assume, but from the forming stone. He pees in the sink and bathtub to let me know he still is not well. My main concern, however, is his stool. His poop is very liquidy, and ORANGE. This has been going on for nearly a month, & he has just started his new meds and prescription food just a few days ago- so it's not because of that. He often steps in it and then tracks it around my carpet, it smells awful and is frustrating. I have to clean the box 4-5 times a day because of this. Returning to the vet is not an option, I have spent too much money and they could not tell me much about this. I am very much hoping that his stool is just a following symptom to the stone/the many meds he has had to take, and that it will get better once he has rid of the stone.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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The orange faeces is concerning and may be related to a variety of issues which may include liver disease, infections, protozoan parasites among other causes; medication may have an effect. As for treatment of the stone, they type of stone is important and the urine should be checked for crystals to give an indication to the type of stone so that dietary management and any supplements (to help with management) may be given. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Chloe
mixed
11 years 7 months
Mild condition
1 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Suspected infection

I took my cat to the vet this morning as she was constantly visiting the litter tray. She was passing small amounts of urine with blood. She comes off the litter tray and wipes herself on the carpet, then licks her genitals.
After being given an injection of a 14 day anribiotic she is visiting the tray less often but still has bloody urine and is licking.
How long will it take for the bleeding to stop and the antibiotic to take effect,
Thank you

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There is no set timeline for improvement in the presence of blood but we would normally see an improvement after a few days, the bleeding will not stop within a few hours. Follow the instructions given by your Veterinarian, if you still notice blood after a week speak again with your Veterinarian. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Smokey
Domestic shorthair
12 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

My cat Smokey is 12 years old, spayed female and has been diabetic and getting insulin for the 5 years. I took her to the vet because of blood in her urine. It was different than 2 other times that she had urinary tract infections. Instead of pink urine this was like a small clot mixed in with clear urine that was thick and jelly like. They gave me antibiotics. It cleared up. But a few days later I noticed a small clot in the middle of the urine. This happens about every other day. She doesn't seem sick. Plays and is her normal self. Also her sugar count was high and they increased her insulin. She was getting 4 units AM and 3 PM. It's now 4 am and 4 pm. What is going on?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Even if there are blood clots in the urine instead of pink urine it may still indicate a urinary tract infection plus I’m sure your Veterinarian carried out appropriate urinary testing as well; it is possible that the infection is recurring (common in diabetic cats) or a different antibiotic may be needed. Other causes for blood clots in the urine may include cancer, inflammatory conditions, urinary stones, kidney disease among other causes; if there is no improvement you should return to your Veterinarian for another examination. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Pissa
Stray cat
7 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Diarrhea
Bloody Urine

Hello, I have a short-hair, 7month old, female cat that have ovariectomized 20 days. A week before I noticed that she has diarrhea (her stools are yellow and soft/more liqud). A couple of days before I also noticed bloody urine, frequent urination, she stays at her sand long time but she pees only a few drops. She couldn't hold them, if she has no access in the sand she made them in the house. She goes outside the house and she chasing cockroaches and bring them home. I changed her feed from yesterday and now we have one for urinary system. I also gave her 3/4 pill Drontal and it's 3 months from the previοus one. In today's stools I noticed a long thing like a hair around 3cm long and maybe 0,1cm width. I thought it might be Dipylidium but I never found eggs around her anus so it could possibly be hair. Her behaviour is very normal.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is important to keep on top of worming regardless of whether you see worms, proglottid segments or anything else; this should be done together with topical flea & tick treatment and vaccinations. As for the urinary issues, you should visit your Veterinarian for an examination and urinalysis to determine whether there is an infection, urinary stones or other cause so the right treatment may be given; as well as a faecal test to ensure there are no parasites present. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Poppy
Tortoise
9 Years
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Meowing
Blood In Urine
accidents

My cat has been having accidents an unusual amount. Some of them are small accidents with blood in the urine. We took her to the vet about 3 months ago and they didn’t notice any health issues (they didn’t take any samples as she had peed in her carrier) and gave her two antibiotics. She’s had two accidents the past two weeks, one of which had blood in the urine.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Since Poppy didn't have an actual urine analysis when she was seen previously, it would be a good idea to have that done, as she doesn't seem to have improved on the antibiotics that were given. Possible reasons for he problem might be a resistant urinary tract infection, or bladder stones, crystals, or a sterile cystitis. Each of those conditions has different treatments, so your veterinarian will need to know which condition they are treating. If she tends to urinate in her carrier, there are home urine collection kits that your veterinarian can provide you with so that you can collect a good sample. I hope that everything goes well for her.

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Kitten
Turkish Angora
3 Years
Mild condition
0 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Bleeding
Blood In Urine
Incontinence
foul smelling urine

Medication Used

antibiotic
Amatriptyline,

My cat started peeing outside the litter box, including dribbles, like he could not hold in his urine (even peed on me and he has never done thins before.) The pee went from dark to blood tinted, and there is even bright red blood dripping out of the urethra when he is not peeing. We can't see trauma to the area, and the urinalysis came back negative for a UTI. The vet stated there were crystals in his urine, but not enough for a concern. The vet gave him antibiotics, and he has been on them one day, but there are still blood drops leaking out of urethra. (Even without urine.) I am worried there is an issue that the vet isn't catching, especially since the clean urine sample itself didn't have much of any blood.

He has all the symptoms of a UTI with no UTI. Can it be a parasite directly in his penis? Uretha damage somehow? I feel bad for him because he is locked in a bathroom since he can't hold his pee easy.

He seems to be eating and drinking ok. Not as active, but still pretty happy (walking funny though because I think he's uncomfortable.)

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few possible causes for blood including trauma, urinary stones, tumours, infections, kidney disease among other causes; a good thorough physical examination is required in cases where urinalysis is unremarkable. Without examining Kitten I wouldn’t be able to make a diagnosis, but a blood test may be valuable to look at kidney and liver values among other parameters (blood counts etc…). Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

Ok, so he said give the antibiotic until Friday to see (saying an infection in urethra may not show in urinalysis) if he is still bleeding, do I request blood labs? His physical findings showed nothing. I just don't have much money and was wondering which test is most vital for diagnosis, more labs or x-rays.

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Savini
Cat
14 Years
Moderate condition
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Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My 16 year old cat has a red color to his urine and his stool is wet. He is still eating and moving around but he is using the bathroom outside of as well as in the cat box. My dog was doing the same and we took him to the vet and he has a uti and that was about a week ago. Our animals aren’t usually sick but now 2 of them are. We just got a drink well fountain and sometimes the cats eat the dogs food but those are the only 2 things I can think of that are the same for all the animals.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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In a cat Savini’s age, there are various possible causes for blood in the urine, although a urinary tract infection is most likely; you should take him to your Veterinarian for urinalysis and treatment as indicated. Other causes may be due to kidney disease, tumours, trauma, clotting disorders among other causes. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Pebbles, Winter, Snowball, Princess, Khloe
Siamese, Tabby
7yrs, 6yrs & 5yrs
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine
Blood In Urine & frequent urinating

I have 5 female cats who are frequently urinating & 3 that have blood in the urine. They don't like using the cat litter box. What would be the best over the counter medicine I can get them? I've already taken 2 to the vet & they got an antibiotic shot but their still doing the exact same thing. I've even started using bottle water instead of tap. I would really appreciate any advice you can give. Thank you for your time.

Sincerely,
Christina Howell

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are various issues for blood in the urine which may include infections, stones, trauma, poisoning among other causes; I would recommend getting a sterile sample jar from your Veterinarian and getting one of your girls urine checked to see if there are stones, protein, white blood cells etc… Without knowing the specific underlying cause it is difficult to give advice on treatment and most instances will result in a prescription medicine not over the counter medicine. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Laycee
Not sure
2 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Red urine, soiling in the house

Hi,

I was wanting to know what could possibly be the problem with my cat. She has had red urine for about a week now and just this morning she had pooed on the breakfast bench.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Laycee might have a urinary tract infection, or a uterine infection if she isn't spayed. Cats will often start to urinate and defecate in abnormal places if they have irritation of the urinary tract, as it hurts and they start to associate the litter box with pain. It would be best to have her seen by a veterinarian, as they can examine her, test her urine, and determine what might be going on and what the best course of treatment would be. I hope that all goes well for her.

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Foxy
Gray tabb
2 Months
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Red blood

Is it bad for a kitten to pee blood?
If is is what should I do?
Should I be worried about it ?
And if I have to take him to the vet how soon?
Should I walk my cat ?
How much for a vet bill?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Blood isn’t normal and may signal many different health conditions which may include urinary tract infections, trauma, poisoning, urinary stones among other causes; you should visit your Veterinarian as soon as you can for urinalysis and treatment. Price would vary depending on your location (country, city etc…). Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Deisel
Cat
3 Years
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Bloody Urine or stool
Bloody Urine

Cat has blood coming out of it during bathroom visits. The blood looks fresh and I've taken her to the vet three times and she's been on 3 different medicines for weeks and it's back.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are various causes for blood in the urine which may include infections, urinary stones, trauma, poisoning, kidney disease among other causes; if you are going in circles with your current Veterinarian you should visit another Veterinarian in your area for another opinion to determine what they believe the underlying cause is. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Packie
Cat
3.months
Fair condition
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Fair condition

Kitten peeing small puddles out of litter box. Tinge of blood. But not lethargic or vomiting. Appetite fine. It looks like he is straining to pee. He pees little puddles here and there. But about 2wks ago he peed a lot and normal on the bed

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Blood in the urine may be caused by various issues including infection, stones, inflammation, trauma, poisoning among other issues; you should visit your Veterinarian for an examination and to receive treatment, sometimes cats will avoid the litter box because they associate the litter box with urinary discomfort. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

My cat she 5 years old she pee little blood. And sometime a little . Do you think is serious.

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Snowy
Feline species
3 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Vomit loss of appetite blood in urine

My cat Snowy has loss of appetite..sleeps all the day very lazy and sick. There are urine drops in few places which is red in color. He also limits and has signs of loose motion. He frequently drinks water. I visited a vet he examined Snowy and prescribed antibiotics still he doesn't eat and now has pink patches in his body and starts itching his body.. Please advise me on what this disease might be and provide advise on this.
Thanks😊

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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The itchy patches may be an adverse reaction to the antibiotics, there still may be a urinary tract infection but a different antibiotic may be required; other possible causes may be urinary stones, trauma, tumours (unlikely at this age) among other causes. You should return to your Veterinarian for an examination to determine whether there is a reaction to the antibiotics or some other underlying issue. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Lola
American Short Hair
2 Years
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Pee

My spayed female cat. Does not pee in the litter and she pees on her empty bowel and she pees and cries but her pee is slightly redish. But she's active and she eats and drinks.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is possible that Lola has a urinary tract infection, urinary stones or something else (tumour etc…) which is causing pain and discomfort when urinating. If Lola felt pain urinating in the litter tray, she may not want to return there due to the association with pain. You should visit your Veterinarian for urinalysis and treatment. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Lilly
short hair
20 Years
Moderate condition
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Has Symptoms

Hides s

My 20 year old female cat has had pink tinged urine on and off for about 6 months now. She has been on Batril as the vet thought it was a UTI. They did a urine culture and it was negative. No UIT! So, they’re thinking it’s idiopathic cystitis. I guess my question is that assuming it is that,is the blood treated in any way? She took a 3 day anti inflammatory but the pink tinged urine continues.... what do I do? She is eating and peeing in the litter pan.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are various causes for pink urine in cats which may include infections, trauma, clotting disorders, tumours, urinary stones among many other causes; I cannot say if there is anything serious without examining her myself, however if your Veterinarian cannot find anything specific you should keep an eye on her. Further testing may involve ultrasound which may be distressing for her. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Digger
Bengal
4 Months
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

I have a 4 month old kitten that is having continual blood in his urine. He has had blood work that has come back normal, X-rays and ultrasound show no stones and normal size kidney and bladder. we have tried antibiotics with no change whatsoever. He is acting normal other than the occasional "small pee". There is also normal size urinations and normal bowel movements. His appetite and behavior are normal. He's a wonderful little kitten and I want him to get better. Help!!

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Since everything seems to be normal on bloodwork, x-rays and ultrasound I cannot think of anything other than infection or a ruptured blood vessel (capillary). Has the urine been examined? Sent for culture and sensitivity in case of infection? I cannot think of anything else to suggest at this time. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Murphy
Not sure
2 Years
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Straining To Urinate

My cat peed a little blood is now straining to pee but peeing a little, he looks and is acting totally fine just wondering what it could be and is vet visit urgent tonight

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If Murphy is straining to urinate and not passing very much urine, that warrants an emergency veterinary visit, actually. Male cats are prone to urinary blockages, and the problem can become life-threatening quickly. They will be able to determine if he has an emergent problem or if they are able to treat and stop the problem from progressing. I hope that he is okay.

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Ash
Mainecoon mix
1 Year
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My 1 1/2 year old male house cat Ash has been using the litter box but he has also been peeing on the blankets on the floor. Today he peed on a white sheet and I noticed blood in his urine. He has been a little more irratible lately but no other personality changes. My husband says if this continues I have to get rid of him. I LOVE my Ash and think there my be a problem.

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Kitty
Kitten
5-6 weeks
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

pees outside litter box

i just brought a female kitten home last night that was homeless. don't know history; about 5 weeks old. Noticed tonight that she has a red urine and i suspect it's blood. her stool has been loose and uses litter box for that but opts to pee on the floor. tonight was evidence of stool that was not very loose. could this be just stress? she is eating and drinking water.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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It is possible that Kitty is stressed from her new environment, but it is also possible if she is urinating blood that there is a urinary tract infection or other issue which is causing the presence of blood. Urinalysis would be best to see the level of blood, protein, glucose etc… in the urine so that your Veterinarian can decide whether to treat as an infection or something else. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Feral
10 Days
Serious condition
0 found helpful
Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine and diarrhea

We took in an orphaned kitten 10 days ago and we’re feeding him kitten specialised milk. He was hours old when we found him; at first he seemed very healthy, eating and urinating normally, however few days ago we started seeing drops of blood in his urine along with diarrhea, this stoped for a while (4days) until today we saw blood again. Please help we dont know what to do or if he has a surviving chance. His siblings didn’t make it and he’s the only one left.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Without examining the kitten I cannot say what the underlying cause is for the blood; urinary tract infections, trauma, clotting disorders among other causes may lead to blood in the urine. Given the kittens young age, I would suggest visiting a Veterinarian to thoroughly examine the kitten and have urinalysis done. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Mama Kitty
Sphynx
10 Years
Mild condition
0 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My cat Mamakitty has been peeing blood for years. When she does pee blood she can take minutes for only a little pee. I don't know if I should take her to a vet or just get some medicine. What should I do?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are various causes for blood in the urine which may include infections, urinary stones, tumours, kidney disorders, poisoning, trauma, reproductive tract issues among other causes; I would highly recommend visiting your Veterinarian for urinalysis at a minimum and for a general examination. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Callie
claico
16
Moderate condition
0 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

blood in urine.

Dear Dr.
I have a 16 year old indoor car who's in good health.
She does have hyperthyroidism, which is on treatment with topical Tapazole.
She has had hematuria for about 7-8 months now, and 3 vets haven't been able to help.
We have tried special food, anti inflammatories and antibiotics.
Please help!

Khin.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Generally blood in the urine is caused by infection, inflammation, stones, trauma, kidney disease or tumours; in cases of hyperthyroidism, there is an increase in blood flow to the kidneys which may rupture a capillary here or there. I assume urine samples have been taken for culture and sensitivity as well as general urinalysis; if there are no other symptoms, I wouldn’t put too much stress on the bleeding, an x-ray may show a lesion. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

Asking whether to take cat to vet or whether to wait if FIC

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LINUS
Domestic longhair
3 Years
Serious condition
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Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

Hi, I have a male neutered cat and he is 3 years old. He has always been a scaredy cat of everything. He has recently started peeing blood outside of his litter box. Our vet gave him a long acting pain shot an antibiotic shot and I give him anti bladder spasm liquid twice a day. It has been a week and there has been no change. I purchased feliway and all he does different is lay on bed more. Still peeing bright blood in a corner on a puppy pad. He is still eating and drinking. HELP!

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Infections are the most common cause for blood in the urine, however other causes and antibiotic resistant infections may be difficult to treat; you should return to your Veterinarian to determine if it is an infection or not and have culture and sensitivity testing done to find a suitable antibiotic if it is an infection. Other causes may be due to trauma, poisoning, tumours, clotting disorders among other causes. Without examining Linus, I cannot say for certain what the specific underlying cause is; but your next step is to return to your Veterinarian. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Midnight Louie
Domestic shorthair cross
17 Months
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

none

My cat is an indoor cat and this morning when I changed his litter box that there was red liquid at the bottom of his box. I'm not sure whether it is because his litter box is red or not. He doesn't seem to be in any pain and he is eating and drinking as normal. He is his usual self. There are no other symptoms.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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If you are concerned with what appears to be red liquid, get some white paper towel and blot the urine to see if it is still red or not; blood in the urine may be caused by infections, urinary stones, trauma, poisoning, kidney disease among other causes; I would watch him when he goes to do his business and check for blood in the urine. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

Thank you so much. It was blood and I took him to the vet and he has cystitis. The vet said that I caught it early. Thanks for your advice.

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Fluffy
American
4 Months
Moderate condition
1 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My 4 month old male kitten has been peeing on my couch for about a week or so today I noticed that ther is blood in his urine. I have had him since birth he has always used the litter box and has never been outside. Strictly inside he is my baby. Please help

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If Fluffy has blood in his urine and has been urinating on the couch, he is trying to tell you that he has a problem. He needs to be examined by a veterinarian as soon as possible, and they can look at a urine sample to see what is wrong and get him treatment.

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Angel
Himalayan
10 Years
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My cat has blood in her urine and after treatment for a UTI a urine sample showed that ther is still blood present. The medication didnt change anything. What else could be wrong with my cat if this is not a UTI?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Different reasons for blood in the urine can include an infection, bladder stones, sterile stress related cystitis, or cancer. It would be best to discuss her condition with your veterinarian, as they have examined her, know more about her physical condition, and will be able to recommend any further diagnostics or treatments necessary.

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ellie
Siamese
1 year
Moderate condition
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Moderate condition

Hello,My cat was diagnosed with stone.at first He cant pee so I took him to a Vet.When they try to put catheter there was a stone that came out from his penis.We tried to do xray but nothing was found.then we tried to do urinalysis ,,They found out that there was crystals in his urine, so he was confined for 3 days,when we took him home,they gave us take home medicines,one is anti biotic for 7 days 2 times a day. It is already the 7th day but the blood in his urine is still there. Is this normal?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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The presence of blood after seven days of antibiotic treatment may be due to the infection, irritation from the catheter, the passage of a stone or another issue; if there is still blood present at the end of treatment with no signs of improvement I would recommend that you visit your Veterinarian again for another check and urinalysis. If bacteria is still present, your Veterinarian may prescribe an antibiotic and/or culture and sensitivity test. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

What can I buy over counter to treat cats blood in urine?

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Satine
Tortoiseshell
11 Years
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My cat is acting completely normal, and I've noticed no changes in her water intake. She's still happily eating, playing, and purring whenever being pet. But, I noticed a small amount of blood in her per this morning (a small pool sort of in the middle of the rest of her urine) and I started to freak out, because that's my child! But now, her pee is a dark honey or amber colour, and I'm really starting to become concerned.
It is normal for cats to act the same as always when having bladder or kidney issues?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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It is possible, yes, for cats to act normally when they have infections or other bladder problems going on, Since you are noticing the blood in Satine's urine, it would be best to have her examined by a veterinarian, as they can look at her, analyze her urine, and get any treatment that she may need.

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Terminator
Persian
17 Years
Serious condition
0 found helpful
Serious condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

Medication Used

Amaxocillin

Hi,
I have a 17 year old cat which pees blood when she uses the litter. It gone on for at least an hours. She pees blood spots all over the carpet ( around 10-14 spots, jelly type). She also has thyroid, heart murmur, for which I give her meds . I have been given her antibiotics also twice a day all recommend by my vet. Its not helping her at all. I really need a honest opinion if shes in pain.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. I'm sorry that Shishir is having these problems. Without examining her, I can't diagnose anything, but I do think that having blood in the urine can be uncomfortable. There are a few things that you and your veterinarian might consider - her urine might need to be cultured to identify any resistant bacteria that the antibiotic that she is on isn't working for. She may have an interstitial cystitis that won't respond to antibiotics but might respond to other medications. She may have a tumor or bladder stones, that would be visible on an ultrasound. I'm not sure what testing has been done so far, but those are other things to think about. I hope that she recovers well.

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Ivy
Half Persian tortoiseshell
5 Months
Moderate condition
0 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

licking her area after peeing
Struggling to pee but trying a lot
Frequent Urination

Medication Used

Meloxaid

I noticed my 5 month kitten peeing blood 3 days ago. I was really shocked and ran her over to my vets straight away. They gave her a dose of antibiotics and also anti inflammatory which I need to give her once a day. They asked for a morning urine sample which I took the next day and was completely red, I dropped it in first thing yesterday but haven’t heard back. The vet asked for an appointment but not until another two days and my kitten is still peeing bright red blood. They said it is very usual for such a young cat to be peeing blood. I’m really worried that it’s really serious and want to know what I can do in the meantime to make it go away. Other than the blood in urine and struggling to get it out, as well as frequent visits to the litter tray she is absolutely fine, purring a lot, eating well and playing happily with her sister. Should I be more worried and pestering the vets to see her sooner or is it not life threatening and a couple more days without seeing a vet should be ok? And what can I do in the meantime? I’m so worried that it’s serious and the longer I leave it the worse she’ll get?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Thank you for your email. Without knowing more about Ivy's history, it is hard for me to know what might be causing this problem. The only thing that I might think would be an emergency is if she is actually bleeding from her vulva, vs. urinating bloody urine. As long as she is purring, bright and happy, and eating and playing, it doesn't seem to be an emergency, but I do think that further diagnostics need to be done, such as a urinalysis or an ultrasound. Unfortunately, there isn't anything that you can do at home to resolve this problem. I hope that she is okay.

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Lula
tabby
4 Years
Mild condition
0 found helpful
Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

Hello,
My cat has blood in her urine. The vet has ruled out a urinary track infection as well as stones in her bladder, they don't know what's wrong with her so I thought I'd come on here and ask if anyone would have any idea as to what may be the issue. My cat has blood in her urine. The vet has ruled out a urinary track infection as well as stones in her bladder, they don't know what's wrong with her so I thought I'd come on here and ask if anyone would have any idea as to what may be the issue She is constantly in the litter box and sometimes doesn't even she is constantly in the litter box and sometimes doesn't even pee, and when she does there is blood i Adventure she does there is blood in her urine. She has been on prescribed food, amoxicillin, and another type of anabiotic but nothing seems to help.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are a few causes for blood in the urine which may include urinary tract infections and urinary stones/crystals, but if they have been ruled out we will need to look at other causes which may include trauma, poisoning, cancer, kidney disease, reproductive tract issues among other causes. Without examining Lula I cannot say what the specific cause of the blood is, however further examination is required and I would start with an x-ray and blood test. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Cora
Cat
13 Years
Moderate condition
1 found helpful
Moderate condition

Has Symptoms

Blood clots
Blood In Urine

My cat is 13 and due to her weight, has been prone to UTIs. Normally she'd have a course of antibiotics and she'd end up okay. This time, she has had a shot of a 2 week antibiotic and is on her 2nd round of pill antibiotics, and while the smell is back to normal and her appetite has increased, she still has a couple drops of blood after she pees, and now I am noticing blood clots. I've not really found a great vet near me, and I was just looking for some advice. She's eating and happy and otherwise in good shape.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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Some blood clots may be passed after the resolution of a urinary tract infection, but you should ensure that Cora is otherwise in good spirits and if overweight place her on a diet for better general health. Another urinalysis should be taken to ensure that the infection is gone, but a culture and sensitivity test may be useful if it recurs; also keep in mind that urinary tract infections may be a precursor to urinary stones. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

Thank you!

I will get her another urinalysis. It's just so strange to me because otherwise she is so happy.

She was about 18 pounds at one point years ago, but she is now 9.2 pounds. The vet I just took her too said she is a bit too heavy which I find ridiculous because she is so skinny to me! Since she was so far before, she does have a bit of extra skin which prevents her from cleaning herself properly which is how we've gotten UTIs in the past.

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Ali
Calico
3.5 yrs
Mild condition
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Mild condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

Medication Used

none

My cat has been urinating outside of her litter box for last 3 days and blood was present in her urine.I asked my daughter if she has been giving her water daily because I noticed she didnt have water. I am hoping it is just a UTI, can i give her Cipro 6mg per kilogram?

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
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There are various causes for blood in the urine and I cannot recommend that you give an antibiotic to a cat without examining them first, there is an antibiotic crisis in the world made worse may misuse. Possible causes of blood in the urine include urinary tract infections, urinary stones, trauma, poisoning, kidney disease among other causes. I would recommend that you visit your Veterinarian for an examination and urinalysis to confirm any diagnosis. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

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Sookie
Siamese
18 Years
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

Blood In Urine

My Siamese male cat is 19 years old and eats, drinks and goes to litter box regularly. He cannot go under anesthetic as he does not come out easily. He seems to have had a couple of tiny dark blood spots and a bit bloody urine in the last week. It has only happened two times.

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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If Sookie is having blood in his urine, he should be examined by a veterinarian as soon as possible. He may have an infection or other abnormality happening with his bladder, but it is important to get that cleared up before it becomes worse.

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Squeaky
Calico
13 Years
Fair condition
0 found helpful
Fair condition

Has Symptoms

lame, tired

Medication Used

Insulin

I have a cat that is diabetic she is 13 years old. I have been giving her insulin for the past 6 months and her glucose levels are pretty normal. This morning I found that she urinated on a pair of my shorts on the ground and I saw a tiny blood clot in the urine. I don't know if she's in pain and I don't really want to spend a fortune at the vets. Any tips or advice as to what it could be and how I could help her?

Dr. Michele King, DVM
Dr. Michele King, DVM
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Diabetic animals are prone to infections, especially of the urinary tract. Blood in Squeaky's urine isn't normal, and may be uncomfortable for her, as well as make her diabetes harder to manage. It would be best to have her seen by your veterinarian and get her urine looked at to see what is going on. I hope that all goes well for her.

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Rusty
Orange tabby
2 Years
Mild condition
1 found helpful
Mild condition

Medication Used

Amoxicillin

Our cat Rusty has been having some urinary problems for the past two weeks.
He has been seen by a vet. They established that he has crystals. He has passed two hard granulas. He strains when he pees with little void. We were given new food, prescription diet cd and sd and antibiotics amox. He did get better and started acting like himself. But now it’s happen again. Pink colored pee, straining and having accidents.

Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
Dr. Callum Turner, DVM
3317 Recommendations
Some cats may become prone to urinary crystals and may require constant feeding of prescription food and the administration of supplements; you should visit your Veterinarian again for urinalysis and to determine if there is an infection, crystals or both. There are some supplements which may be used to change the pH of urine but the type of crystals present would determine which should be used and not all are suitable for cats. Regards Dr Callum Turner DVM

My male cat is having blood in his urine and he has pain while urinating and he takes too much time to pee a amount of urine. Please help

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