Acupressure for Feline Constipation

Acupressure for Feline Constipation

Does your cat suffer with ocassional feline constipation?  Acupressure can help. Most often it’s a mild condition where acupressure and other home remedies can help. Be mindful though that feline constipation may indicate a more serious health issue and need the immediate attention of your holistic veterinarian.

Feline constipation is characterized by infrequent stools or stools that are difficult to pass. Most cats defecate about every 24-36 hours.  While there is some variation, if more than 48-72 hours passes without a bowel movement, contact your veterinarian. 

Common indicators of constipation include:
Dry, hard stools     Muscle Loss                 Straining in the litter box
Walking stiffly        Decreased appetite    Difficulty jumping up 

This chart gives you the acupressure points you can use to help relieve mild, non-threatening feline constipation.  

acupressure for cat constipation

 

 

Other actionss to help resolve feline constipation are:

 • Increase water  intake  
 • Increase exercise      
 • Change in diet
  Reduced stress

  

 

Find out all the ways you can help your Cat with Acupressure!