Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Officially Concerned

Meowm is officially concerned, one of us is having a strong ammonia smell in our urine. She has no idea which one of us it is. We are all being our normal selves and we seem to be drinking plenty of water. Meowm first noticed it in one of our litterboxes and thought maybe it was that particular box, but now the smell is in another box. Meowm hasn't paid the v-e-t for my last visit yet, and now she is looking at possibly having to have all our urine tested....and she wonders why she is stressed. Purrs would be very appreciated. ***UPDATE** Meowm talked to the vet and she said that (if Meowm remembers correctly) bacterial infections are rare in cats. She said if there were troubles it would be a UTI and that the cat would be going outside the box. Well, no one has been going outside the box that Meowm has seen or smelled. Still she is going to check around at home to be safe and then watch us like a hawk this weekend to see if anyone is straining to pee. Another option is maybe the new apartment, with it being a top floor apartment and being warmer, is causing the aroma to be stronger. Or it might be the current litter we are using, although we have been using it for some time. Something else Meowm is thinking about doing, is, one at a time, switching out our plastic litterboxes for metal ones. This way the aromas don't get stuck in the actual box. The vet did say that Meowm could bring Junior in and she would check his temperature if Meowm wanted her too. Meowm picked Junior because his ears have been real warm and his nose has been dry. However, that has been going on for awhile too. It's all a conundrum.

14 Comments:

Blogger Cheysuli and gemini said...

We will purr very hard!

June 05, 2012 10:29 PM  
Blogger Prancer Pie said...

Oh no! Purring......

June 05, 2012 10:36 PM  
Anonymous Sparkle said...

I am sending lots of purrs to all of you!

June 05, 2012 11:06 PM  
Blogger 3 doxies said...

Well you knows, I not knows but bout kittehs BUT I do knows dat smell can't be a good thing.
I hopes everything is gonna be okays.

Puddles

June 06, 2012 3:40 AM  
Blogger Barb and TheDailyGs said...

Oh dear. Sending prayer and purrs.

June 06, 2012 4:04 AM  
Blogger Fuzzy Tales said...

Purrs to you all from us! We hope all will be well. Our human says maybe it's a good thing she can't smell at all anymore!

June 06, 2012 5:58 AM  
Blogger Random Felines said...

uh oh - we hope it is nothing serious.....and no one has to go to the v-e-t

June 06, 2012 7:35 AM  
Blogger Bassetmomma said...

Uh oh! Our fingers and paws are crossed!!

June 06, 2012 8:06 AM  
Blogger Repositório said...

Fingers crossed end purrayers to you!

June 06, 2012 11:34 AM  
Blogger Katie Isabella said...

I am praying for your babies. I hope they go in to get checked. I know the green papers will be needed but maybe it can be caught before it progresses.

I sorries and I send love and purrs and prayers. xoxoxo to the babies.

June 06, 2012 4:52 PM  
Blogger Brian said...

Lots of purrs from all of us too. I hope the answer is found quickly!

June 06, 2012 5:37 PM  
Blogger Lorenza said...

Paws crossed here for you all!
I hope everything is ok!
Take care
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

June 06, 2012 8:39 PM  
Blogger Keisha said...

Oh wow, plz to feel good. :)

June 06, 2012 9:54 PM  
Blogger The Cat From Hell said...

mes sends lots of purrs! UTIs is awful!
Kisses
Nellie

June 07, 2012 9:31 PM  

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