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Hi. My name is***** I'm sorry to hear about this situation with Peanut and also the hurricane. My greatest concern goes out to all those in its path. I can't imagine what it is line to be in its path. As far Peanuts situation, she could have a urinary tract infection or feline lower urinary tract disease. This is inflammation of the bladder that shows as straining to urinate, blood in the urine, and increased need to urinate - basically all the similar signs to a urinary tract infection. The best an owner can do at home for both of these is increasing water / hydration. Try to put out more water bowls around the house to encourage her to drink more. The more dilute of urine produced, the more relief some can get.