If a cat has several episodes of anal sac disease, and diet or supplements do not relieve the problem, the anal sacs can be removed surgically.
Your cat has two anal sacs in his bottom. Similar to a skunk's scent glands, they help mark his territory. They produce a dark, smelly liquid.
Anal sac disease can occur when a cat's anal glands fail to expel fluid properly. If the fluid builds up in the glands, it can cause pain and.
The opening to the anal sac is visible in the lower region of the anus. Anal gland disease is common in cats and causes problems when defecating.
The symptoms associated with anal sac disease in cats depends on the severity and nature of the problem. In any case, anal sac disease is a painful condition.