Bladder stones can be formed from either Struvite or Calcium Oxalate crystals. Knowing which type of crystal your cat has is critical to determining the best treatment plan for bladder stones or a blocked bladder.
Because the cause in the majority of cases of cystitis in cats is unknown, it is referred to as Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC). Without a known cause, treatment of FIC can be challenging. There is no actual "cure" but FIC can be still be managed.
Knowing the location and function of the organs associated with the urinary tract and reproduction of the male cat is not just a topic of interest to the cat breeder. This knowledge may save your cat's life.