Reducing the Risk of Reobstruction in Cats

April 19, 2017

Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline), owner of Bytown Cat Hospital in Ontario, Canada, says about one third of previously obstructed cats are likely to reobstruct in the future.

Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline), owner of Bytown Cat Hospital in Ontario, Canada, says about one third of previously obstructed cats are likely to reobstruct in the future.

Veterinarians should be very conscious of how they manage these obstructed cats initially—pay more attention to technique, be gentle, choose a good catheter—to try and reduce the risk of reobstuction as much as possible.