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Urinary Health of Cats

While attending trade shows we have spoken to many cat guardians. One alarming fact is that regardless of the kind of diet cats have (meat- or plant-based) a lot of people have cats with urinary health issues. According to Nationwide, provider of insurance for pets, the #1 illness for all cats is FLUTD1 - Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease. Much like diabetes and heart disease are the leading illnesses in humans, urinary health issues are the leading illnesses in cats. As a result of these findings, we decided to write about this topic in greater detail, while paying particular attention to the urinary health of cats with regards to plant-based diets. With the lower tract urinary disease, the urinary bladder and the urethra (see diagram below) are affected the most....

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