Bladder stones can be prevented with special prescription diets. Once a stone has been present and it is analyzed for type, a special or prescription diet can be used to help alter the pH of the bladder and prevent the stones from forming. If your cat has a history of bladder stones, it is recommended that a routine urinalysis be done to maintain a handle on any bacterial infections brewing, so they can be treated in a timely manner. Also, always be mindful of any difficulty urinating you notice by your cat.
Urinary Tract Stones/Crystals Made Up Of Uric Acid in Cats | petMD
Your cat will recover within a day or two after the xanthine urinary tract stones have been removed. Pain medication and an antibiotic may be sent home with you if your cat has undergone a perineal urethrostomy surgery. Any prescribed medication should be given to your cat as directed and the entire treatment should be completed.
PERINEAL URETHOSTOMY (Urinary Obstruction in male cats) ..
Xanthine urinary tract stones often reoccur in cats, so your veterinarian will likely schedule follow-up appointments on a monthly basis for your cat. The veterinarian may alter your feline’s diet, water intake and any prescribed medication she/he may be taking to accommodate the most recent examination.
Unlike dogs, most struvite stones in cats occur in sterile urine