The addition of supplements or special diets to the treatment regimen may alter the environment in the bladder and help prevent repeated infections. Find a Veterinarian Near Please keep all plastic away from her if possible! Sometimes she gets behind the blinds and licks them. When cats lick you it is normally related to bonding and grooming, although other reasons such as stress or boredom can cause them to lick other objects too. Cats lick humans for a variety of reasons, most commonly out of a desire to groom or bond with them. Because I'm not sure I could.
Why Do Cats Lick and Chew Plastic?
Licking harmless, nonfood items without ingesting them is probably OK, but that natural sense of curiosity can sometimes get Felix into trouble. Does anyone know the real reason? Cats who suffer from pica may chew on or eat plastic or other non-food items in an attempt to fill in necessary nutrients that are deficient in the cat's diet. We rescued a puppy from the pound 6 month ago, we did not know when we get here that If you've ever seen your feline friend having a good lick of his food bowl, a plastic bag or even the bathtub, you know cats like to lick a lot of things, some of which are a little strange. You often read that you need one litter box per cat plus one, but is that right?
Exactly why cats like plastic remains unknown, although several theories abound. We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously. Additionally, a cat whose environment has recently changed may become anxious. Do you have any other ideas about why cats are obsessed with plastic? Meanwhile, Pat and Peter had quickly switched from clay-based to wheat-based litter, in an attempt to discourage Tom from eating his litter, as clay litter contains bentonite which can form a hard clump in the intestines, leading to obstruction.
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