The two small, pea-sized anal glands are located at the 4 o'clock and 8 o'clock positions around the edge of the anus, according to WebMD. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. If you feel that there is no progress with therapy, a second opinion with another Veterinarian may be useful. The vet may take a sample of the secretion and culture it if he believes there is an infection. Apply warm compresses around his tail to help alleviate the pain and discomfort. He was neutered day I got him and he smelled terrible. Each time my cat has had something wrong with her anal sacs, usually an infection.
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Anal Sac Disease in Cats
He has been passing diarrhea, and seems to have pain by his anus he meows out and tries to bitehe's meowing a lot, and i'm noticing patches of fur on the floor from him cleaning himself not sure if he's ripping his fur out. The primary purpose of these anal sacs is to help animals mark their territory when defecating. Treatment of Anal Sac Disorders in Cats. They may also have difficulty defecating. It is possible that the antibiotics are not effective against the infection and another one is needed; culture and sensitivity would be useful here. A well-placed pile of poop lets other cats know exactly who's in charge of a given space and who was just passing through.