During hospitalization, your cat may be given pain relievers, anti-inflammatories, antibiotics, and/or other medications to help in healing. The exact treatment is determined by the cat’s symptoms as well as the results of lab testing. When necessary, a specific urinary diet can be introduced.
After one to three days of fluids and urine catheterization, the vet will remove the catheter and examine the cat to ensure that he can urinate on his own before sending him.
Male cats that continue to have obstructed urinary tracts may require special surgery to expand the urethra. This procedure is known as a perineal urethrostomy. It involves the removal of the urethra and the development of a urinary hole. As terrible as it may sound, if a cat suffers from obstructive urinary issues, this procedure can significantly improve his health and quality of life.