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Excessive thirst or urination

cat excessive thirst or urination

Cats can develop diabetes, which is characterized by high blood sugar levels. Increased thirst (polydipsia) and urination (polyuria) are common symptoms of diabetes in cats. If you notice these symptoms, it is important to consult a veterinarian for proper diagnosis and management.

Veterinarians use the term polydipsia to describe an increased level of thirst. Cats that are urinating excessively are diagnosed with polyuria. These conditions typically occur together because increased water consumption leads to urinating more often

If your cat is exhibiting these symptoms, have him evaluated by his doctor to rule out medical conditions that could have serious consequences. As your cat matures, his eating, drinking and urination habits may change. While this can be a part of the normal aging process, it might be a symptom of a more serious medical condition.