5 Safe Laxatives for Cats: Help Your Constipated Pet

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What is constipation?

What can help your cat’s constipation?

A constipated cat might go in and out of the litter box without passing anything. They might also strain, pass hard, dry balls of feces, or even pass some blood.

Tips for helping constipation at home

Water intake

Litter boxes

Reduce stress

If your cat is prone to constipation, you can increase their water intake and reduce their stress to help stop flare-ups.

Laxatives

Microlax

Katalax

Lactulose

Cat Malt

Laxapet

When to speak to a veterinarian

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Dr. Hannah Godfrey MRCVS graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. Although she initially worked in mixed practice treating all species, she found a love for small animal work and has worked exclusively with dogs and cats since 2014. She lives in Wales with her partner, son, and two cats (named Poppy and Ashton Kutcher), and writes comedy fiction in her spare time.

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