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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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My cat get 2x 10ml intravenous shots daily, has had

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My cat get 2x 10ml intravenous shots daily, has had antibiotics injections, take 2ml meloxicam once a week, had an inconclusive ultrasound and she still had urine dribble. She indoor, eats well and very loving but I'm not sure how else to help her? Am
I overdoing it?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Terri replied 1 year ago.


I am sorry Dolly is not feeling well.

Are you saying she dribbles urine constantly?

Has she had a urinary tract infection?

How long is she like this?
After your reply please give me a few minutes to type detailed answer of if you prefer we can speak on the phone

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She had a unrine infection earlier this year and she was on antibiotics for 2 weeks. Then she excreted blood so she went on antibiotics for another 2 weeks. 3 month later she went through the same again. Has a culture test but nothing bad come back. The ultra sound was inconclusive and due to her age they are reluctant to try again.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm worried about the meloxicam.
Expert:  Terri replied 1 year ago.

Thanks so much for your very helpful reply.

If the culture came back negative for bacteria she most likely has a condition called interstitial cystitis:

She experiences a burning sensation when she urinates.

The most common cause is a dry food diet. Please read articles written by a feline vet:

If you are concerned about meloxicam (used for pain and inflammation) ask for a different anti-inflammatory like prednisone

You can help by changing her food to canned only (NO DRY at all), upping her fluids and giving 4 drops of cranberry juice every day for ten days by dropper.

Please let me know how she is doing. I hope she feels better very soon.

Please be so kind as to rate my answer positively as that is the only way I receive credit for my assistance. Thank you very much!

If you need any additional information, just click reply and I will be here for you and your fur baby.. Rating will not cut off our communication. This question will always be open for you to reply to me.



Expert:  Terri replied 1 year ago.
I'm just following up on our conversation about Dolly. How is everything going?