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What causes our cats urine to be sticky and hard to remove

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What causes our cats urine to be sticky and hard to remove from the litter box?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 7 years ago.
Hello, I'm Dr. Bob.
Sticky urine may indicate that Jake has diabetes, or it may indicate an infection in his urinary tract.
I would suggest taking a urine specimen in to your veterinarian for analysis.
Jake may urinate in an empty cleaned litter box, the sample can then be poured into a clean zip top bag and refrigerated for up to 24 hours prior to submission to the veterinarian. If he won't give you a sample, then taking him in is the only option.
If I may be of further assistance, please let me know.
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