Cat Pee: Why Does It Smell So Bad?
Cats survived in various circumstances for many generations and one of their hidden ability is to use water efficiently than most animals. Their physiology extracts every drop of moisture out of their food and that is the reason why cats drink less water. You may have noticed this if you compare how much water your pet dog drinks with your pet cat. As a result, their urine becomes super concentrated and has a darker color …show more content…
But cats with extremely stinky poo may have some health issues. There are several factors that affect the odor of an animal’s stool, such as the food they eat, existing of harmful bacteria in their colon, and an underlying serious ailment. “In some instances, however, diarrhea can be a manifestation of a deeply rooted, possibly life-threatening condition,” said Tom Ewing from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University.
1. Since food can affect the smell of their poo, you can narrow which caused it by eliminating certain part of his diet one at a time in a week or two. Moreover, vitamin supplements can also cause smelly poo and it is recommended to consult your pet cat to a veterinary before giving them any supplements.
2. Harmful bacteria residing in their colon causes their poo to smell very bad. Certain infectious microbes like E.coli and salmonella can cause inflammation that results in gas and diarrhea. Viruses and parasites, such as coccidian, giardia, and trichomonas can also cause foul-smelling poo. It is recommended to consult your pet’s doctor for any sudden changes in their stool.
3. Disorders of the digestive system like malabsorption or maldigestion usually cause rancid smelling poo. This happens when fats and starches were not properly processed by the digestive system. In any case, a visit to an animal doctor may provide insight on how your cat suffered from digestion