Cat anal abscess
Causes of Anal Gland Problems
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This is a very painful condition, and the first sign you may Cat anal abscess is that the animal attempts to bite or scratch when you touch the area near the tail.
Anal glands may also become infected and abscess.
All Dogs and Cats have anal glands.
Anal Sac Disease in Cats
The veterinarian may choose the flush out the infected sacs depending on the specific case at hand.
Feces naturally contains healthy bacteria from inside the colon, which can travel into the ducts during a bowel movement.
We invite you to take your pet to the veterinarian if they are suffering from any condition or pain.
The anal sacs do not contain healthy bacteria and soon become infected.
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Using warm compresses on the area often helps to relieve some of the pain and reduce swelling.
This can get into the wound and lead to infection.
A well-placed pile of poop lets other cats know exactly who's in charge of a given space and who was just passing through.