Apple Cider Vinegar for Cats

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Posted by KG (South Brunswick, NJ) on 12/02/2008

[YEA]  Hi all.Our 3 yr.old cat Tum was lethargic when we came home on thanksgiving night,after seeming to have problems peeing for a few hours earlier.I took him to a 24 hour emergency hospital at 11pm,being the only place open at that time,especially on a holiday.I was told upon entering there was a $120 "cover charge" just for walking in.Fine.Ijust want my cat to live,I thought.Well when the vet called me in to discuss the problem,I found out he had a urinary blockage and they wanted to unblock him and do testing to find out exactly why,due to the tune of $1200,also while telling me he may need surgery on top of that.Being pretty strapped for money,like anyone else nowadays,I couldn't afford their testing.I started crying hysterically,not wanting to have to watch my cat suffer infront of us helplessly,and watch him die.The vet told me she'd unblock him,thankfully,but then we were sent on our way.He seemed ok for a few hours afterwards,but then started going in and out of the litterbox every 2 minutes or so.We knew we couldn't afford to take a trip to the vet or hospital,just because we already knew what it was and what it would cost.That's when I started frantically searching the net for a home remedy type solution,and the apple cider vinegar treatment was the 1st I came across.I was EXTREMELY weary and hopeless,but thought,hey I have nothing to lose.My husband immediately ran to the food store and bought a bottle.I gave Tum some WET food mixed with about 1.5 tsp of acv immediately,and the same amount at every feeding.I am so happy to report that out baby is almost completely better.He is not only making less than half the trips the the litter box than before,but it active again after only 3 days now.Sure he didn't like it at 1st,but mix it with food and if they're hungry,they'll eat it!We didn't force it down his throat(we've tried before with other meds and it was just us getting scratched and bit by him)but administer it by any means if you have a fussy cat!It is SO worth it.I just want to speak on behalf of all the loving animal owners who can't afford expensive treatment...please give it a try!There's NOTHING to lose.It has kept one of our family's best friends around!

Thanks a MILLION ten fold for those who have made testimonials and who have informed us on the use of avc for urinary problems for our cat,as it has saved his life and gave us such great hope,as well as returning our Tum to his lively,crazy young self!Please,please try it-if not now,as a last option.We did and we are so thankful.Thank you all so much.

Posted by Anne S-K (Innisfil, Canada) on 11/29/2008

[YEA]  First of all, I would like to thank the owner/founder and independent contributor for this wonderful site, along with all those those who have provided valuable feedback concerning folk remedies.

Our senior cat Pepper who is about 15 years old developed problems over a year ago, which started with listlessness, loss of appetite/drinking and vomiting. We took her to a Vet and was informed that she was not drinking enough and needed to be rehydrated, so she was kept overnight at the clinic for tests and was rehydrated by IV. The Vet later informed us that because of her age her kidneys were failing and tests showed they were in poor shape, he also said she would need to be on medication and a low protein diet which could only be purchased at the clinic.

After the awful ordeal of having to pop a pill down her throat every day, she showed no improvement and her symtoms actually got worse and she was deteriorating faster and was looking like a bone rack. I tried every kind of food to try to tempt her to eat but she would only eat about a teaspoon of food. It was very upsetting to see her so ill and thin so I returned to the Vet who told me that the kindest thing I could do was to put her to sleep. :( My family and I decided not to go that route and brought her back home.

After extensive researching on the net I found that others pets had gotten worse from this medication so I stopped giving it to her.

I also learned online that dandelion leaves were great for flushing the kidneys and body of toxins, so I started giving her a fresh one from the garden and chopping and mixing some through her soft food.

With the help of organic baby food and a fresh dandelion leaf daily, she slowly regained her appetite and stopped vomiting and was drinking lots of water.

A year later she has now fully regained her weight and is eating her regular crunchies and soft food and has a healthy appetite. The only thing now is she drinks huge amounts of water which I was told was the bodies way of flushing toxins out of the system which is due to her age and failing kidneys.

Two weeks ago she got a bladder infection and was straining to uninate but was only passing small drops, so I reseached the net and found EARTH CLINIC, after one day of giving her organic apple cider vinegar in her soft food and drinking bowl she started to unrinate and has been fine since.

"Another one of mother earths natural remedies"

We are now keeping Pepper on the apple cider vinegar perminately and our new kitten also.

Quess what? she is now also starting to drink normal amounts of water. :D

Thank you again for this wonderful site.
I hope my feedback also helps others.

P.S In winter I add dried dandelion root to Peppers soft food which I purchase in my health food store.

We add 1/2 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar to her soft food and 1/2 a teaspoon to two cups of her drinking water every day.

fresh dandelion half of one small leaf from my garden chopped up fine and added to soft food three times a week, in winter 1/2 a capsule of dried dandelion root.

If you can't get your cat to eat the fresh leaf, try putting about 5 drops of dandelion liquid tinture in a full bowl of drinking water.

IMPORTANT!!!!
Don't ever administer full strenth cider vinegar or dandelion root directly into your pets mouth.
This would choke them.

Posted by Kristeen
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
10/01/2010
My 2 yr. Old male (indoors) cat has not been able to urinate the last couple on days. He's always meowing, and he threw up a couple of times. We took him to the vet and found out he has FLUTD, something that is blocking his bladder like crystals. The vet said that if his bladder keeps filling up it will either burst, or his kidnies will burst, so we had to do a little thing that cost about 400.00 with the medications, but it was too expensive and we don't have the money, so we brought him Apple Cider Vinegar and here goes!! I'm hoping this will help him!!

EC: Hi Kristeen,

If you haven't already, please see http://www.earthclinic.com/pets/cystitis.html#ACV for more information (and many success stories) about apple cider vinegar for bladder issues in cats.

Posted by Susan (Livingston Manor, NY) on 10/29/2008

[YEA]  I swear by ACV for heartburn and indigestion, IBD, and pesky urinary tract infections. It never occurred to me it might help one of my cats. My sweet little pumpkin pie, Rusty, is almost 17 and suffered many traumatic injuries as an abused kitten. Five years ago he had a kidney removed, has always suffered from bouts of colitis and upper resp problems, and now is suffering from liver failure. Oh yeah, and fleas and his severe allergy to them. Because of the liver problems, he cannot have topical flea meds. All of these issues, my vet tells me, could be handled by surgery and meds if I had a spare $50,000 and Rusty was 10 years younger. Well, I don't, and he isn't.

I was unable to get Rusty to drink anything with acv in it except tomato juice (don't believe everything you read about tomatoes and cats). So, about 1/4 tsp in a little 'mater juice or hidden in some beef broth or tuna juice and liberally applying it to the back of the neck, base of tail and around his privates were my options.

I started this regimen four weeks ago. Within a couple of days his breathing had improved, his watery-wheezing had diminished, and he was a little more active and social. Within a week, flea activity dropped dramatically, and he is no longer chewing on himself 24/7 (poor baby was so exhausted.) And, this morning, for the first time in almost two years, Rusty walked into the litter box and had a stool (poop) that looked almost normal, and not the fetid, muddy gray slop I had been cleaning off carpets several times a day.

More importantly, he has gained almost 1/2 pound of weight. His liver and colitis problems have made him very anemic (he had progressively lost five pounds in just over two years), and this weight gain is a blessing because it means he is actually absorbing some of the calories and nutrients in his food.

At Rusty's age and with his medical background, I am quite impressed -- and every so thankful -- with what acv has achieved for him.

If you are wondering if your pet might benefit in some way from an acv treatment, all I can say is you have absolutely nothing to lose by trying. Sadly, nothing is going to cure Rusty except some God-given miracle, but if his symptoms are eased so he can enjoy the rest of his life, that works for me.

Posted by Rj
Baton Rouge, La
05/22/2010
ACIDOPHILUS IS GOOD FOR CATS DIGESTIVE TRACT AND MIGHT HELP HEAL STOMACH AND INTESTINE ILLNESS LIKE DIAREA.. THEY HAVE PILLS ESPECIALLY FOR CATS AND EACH TYPE OF ANIMAL.. JUST REALLY DO NOT GIVE UP.. GOD BLESS.. RJ
Posted by Joe
San Diego, Ca
08/27/2012
[YEA]   "My cat Barbie has always had an issue with UTI or more likely Urinary Tract Inflammation. Periodically, she will go out to the litter box when I am there cleaning and will leave a drop of urine. This last time she stared at me and left a drop of urine on the rug and meowed. It is so strange that she tells me when she is having problems and $300 later she is back to normal. Well, a couple weeks ago she started up her little routine of leaving a drop and letting me know she was having an issue. I looked up this site on a google search and decided to give ACV a shot. By the evening I started, Barbie was flowing without issue. I saved not only $300 now but I saved the countless numbers of vet visits. I now place an 1/8th teaspoon to every meal and so far so good!

Posted by Pat (Monticello, Georgia) on 10/20/2008

[YEA]  My 5 month old kitten unfortunately has fleas and so he is constantly scratching and biting. I read on another website (written by a vet) about using ACV. You use 1/2 water & 1/2 ACV or just regular vinegar in a spray bottle. While you spray it on you also rub it into their skin. Apparently the fleas don't like the smell or the taste of it and won't stay on the cat.The article also said that cats don't like the smell of vinegar. It seems to be working. My kitten isn't scratching as much (hardly at all), but boy is he licking at the vinegar and water combination. The article also said that the vinegar and water combo will help heal the sores that were created from the scratching and biting. I just thought I would pass this on.

Posted by Asma (Hyderabad, India) on 10/15/2008

[YEA]  My cat (Leo) was diagnosed with feline cystitis last year. This weekend he started showing signs of it again and stopped urinating. Luckily I found this website and went out the same night and bought some ACV. Also switched him to canned food. The effect was miraculous! He started urinating normally within 12 hours (or less) and is almost back to his normal active self. I still can't believe how well it worked. My question is: How long do I continue giving it to him? I've reduced the dose from 1 tsp to 1/2 tsp per day (mixed in his food). Does anyone know the long term effects of ACV? Is it safe? Please do let me know if you have any information on this. Thanks a lot for this website and all of your posts!!

Posted by Patricia (Pittsburgh, PA) on 10/13/2008

[BETTER BUT NOT CURED]  Apple Cider Vinegar & Upper Respiratory Infections in Cats

This is my third day giving my cat ACV. Although this seems to be helping just a bit, he throws up every time I give it to him & then he is nauseous for a couple hours afterward. I don't know whether I should keep giving it to him or not.. Because him throwing up twice a day is not good for him. After he throws up, I give him another dose ( which always stays down) But, still he looks sick as hell afterwards! He hates me for it. I'll keep it up for another few days or so. Hopefully it will help out more than it hurts. My cat is 16 years old & has been since for months now. Vet visits have done nearly nothing to help... I'm hoping for a miracle. I will update with the status of ACV & Figuro in one week.

Posted by Eugene
Columbus, Ohio
09/21/2010
I read your comment, and just wanted to confirm that you are not giving your cat straight ACV are you? You have to cut it with water or other liquid. At least a 1 to 3 ratio, so say half teaspoon ACV to 1 and a half to two teaspoons water. To give a example with human doses a person drinks 1 tablespoon ACV in at least 8 ounces of Water. Never take ACV straight.

Posted by Ashley (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) on 10/10/2008

[YEA]  I would just like to thank all who have told their stories and the web site for sharing this Apple Cider Vinegar remedy..my cat (Kitty Kitty) was having problems going to the bathroom,wasn't eating or drinking..so i decided to try this remedy before taking her to the vet and it worked i was soo happy to see her back to normal..thank you very much all.

Posted by Janet (Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri) on 10/02/2008

[YEA]  Recently, my cat Gracie started running to her litter boxes constantly with little urine being deposited. The vet was closed for two days. I wanted to help her & found your web site via web search on "feline UTI home remedies" and was so happy to find the Apple Cider Vinegar suggestion from other writers. It worked in 24 hours she was almost back to normal and after 4 days she is now urinating normally and fully. We're also putting her on a special dry food that will hopefully help. Thanks for the help everyone!!

EC: More remedies for Feline Cystitis here: http://www.earthclinic.com/pets/cystitis.html

Posted by Regina (Mountain Home, Idaho) on 09/23/2008

[YEA]  Out of my 5 cats, 4 of them came up with Upper Respitory Infection. Since I couldn't afford Vet bills and meds for 4 cats, I searched the internet and found this site with it's testimonies of using ACV to treat URI's. So I began rubbing it into the scruff of the necks of my kitties and putting about a teaspoon into their drinking water. I also rubbed a little on their front paws so that they would lick it out. Within hours, the two with leaky eyes were cleared up and I noticed a change in appetite and energy in all of them. Now, 2 days later they still sneeze a little but no leaky eyes or runny nose, no lethargy or lack of appetite, no wheezing and hacking. I had used the ACV on their necks and paws every 12 hours and changed their water daily, putting new ACV in. This stuff stinks terribly but it truly does work. I plan on keeping some in their water for at least the next few weeks and might continue after that just to keep them healthy.

Posted by Lisa (Troy, Michigan) on 09/09/2008

I started the acv 2 days ago and am still in the process of hopefully healing my 2 year old female cat. She is not lethargic at all so I am hoping that she is stable and will eventually get better soon. I will keep you updated on Velma's progress.

EC: Hi, Lisa. Not sure what ailment you are trying to treat in your cat. Please let us know when you update the site!  Thanks.

Posted by Jessi (Phoenix, AZ) on 08/06/2008

[YEA]  After reading all your comments on how effective ACV is for cat ailments I had to give it a try & it's made me a believer! When I got a stray 8 wk old kitten & realized he was sick with what seemed like a cold with mucus in eyes and sneezing (probably URI) & I hate to say but I was going to take him to the pound because I just can't affort vet bills on my fixed income. Then a friend told me about this site and I just happened to have some ACV as I use in salads because I heard it helps arthritis. So I added a few drops to his water and he lapped it up. Also put some under chin and down his front legs which he immediately cleaned off. Within a day I could see that his eyes were clearing up and he seems to be eating better and has more energy. I'm also giving it to my other kitten to make sure he doesn't get sick. Amazing!! I'm spreading this bit of good news to all my cat/dog lover friends. Thanks everyone.

Posted by Dianne
Winchendon, Massachusetts
08/17/2011
Hi, i have a 6yr old female cat that constantly urinates on the mat in front of the litterbox or pees on the floor. The vet found nothing wrong could this be psychological and would apple cider vinegar help?I also have an 11yr old male cat that has recently started meowing loudly at nite and sometimes during the day, vet has done blood work results aren't back yet but she suspects Hyperthyroidism, would this help him and if so how do I administer it and how much?

Posted by Jay (Florissant, Missouri) on 08/05/2008

[YEA]  I used apple cider vinegar to cure my cat's urinary blockage after a 1500 dollar visit to the vet the first time this occured. A neighbor suggested trying a home remedy. I found this web site and learned about apple cider vinegar to cure cat's of urinary blockage.I had a syringe from the vet for giving my cat water to help him swallow his medicine I used this 6 militer syringe to give my cat ACV BY MIXING IT WITH ONE CUP OF WATER AND GIVING HIM 1FULL syringe in the morning and 1 at night the 1st 3 days then 1/2 a teespoon of ACV to his water dish which holds 2 cups.

I am pleased to report that MAX my male cat is doing fine and is urinating normally now will keep him on this for the rest of his life. my thanks to Earth clinic

Posted by thatJENgirl
New York, NY
07/31/2009
JUST GET YOUR ANIMALS ON RAW MEAT AND BONES. ALL PROBLEMS WILL GO AWAY.
Posted by Janice
Coloma, Mi
09/13/2009
What type of raw meat do you feed your cat? I would love to get one of my cats on raw meat (the other hunts for himself) but she will only eat dry food. I can't even get her to eat really good stuff out of the can!
Posted by Dianna
Citrus Heights, Ca
10/21/2009
You can go to http://www.catnutrition.org to find information about a raw food diet for cats. It has a recipe with bones and without bones as well as the nutritional supplements they need in a raw diet. It is a very helpful site and gives a lot of good information, even on canned foods. They do not recommend a dry kibble for cats because of the grains inherent in almost all kibble. They also give info on how to switch your cats from a kibble diet to canned food and then to a raw diet.
Posted by Elisabeth
Tallahassee, Fl
03/21/2010
Hi, I just wanted to tell everyone that Wellness makes a canned food line called CORE that has no grains and is made with human-grade ingredients. It's expensive but worth it, in my opinion. My holistic vet told me about it and my cats have been doing much better since they've been eating it. As for raw diets, I was also told that if you're going to feed your pets raw meat you need to freeze it for a week first to kill all the possible pathogens; this is *especially* important if you are feeding non-organic meat to a sick pet.

Thanks for the great site, I come here all the time and ACV is a life-saver.

Posted by Kat
West Bend, Wisconsin
07/24/2013
2 Posts
Several folks have mentioned raw food diets. I have had Great Success ( according to my 2 cats, ages 14 & 15) by using the raw food mixes offered on www.felineinstincts.com They have loads of info on the benefits of feeding raw, also tips on how to succeed in making the transition from commercial food to homemade raw food. Also offers a Kidney raw food mix(for cats w/kidney issues).

I should mention that my cats have Never liked chunky-style canned food. Always wanted pate-type food, so I was hesitant about trying to make my own food, as I don't own a grinder or food processor. But I went ahead and made their cat food anyway, using a clean scissors to cut up the chicken thigh meat into as tiny, diced pieces as possible!!! Well, guess what?! They Both Loved the food!!! From the first try, they preferred it to the Wellness grain-free pate-type food they've been eating all their lives!!! ( I know, 'cause I put a spoonful of both foods on each of their plates to see which they would go to first- and they ate the raw chunky spoonful first, licked the juices Clean from that area- and then rather boringly licked up part of their Once favorite chicken/herring pate-style canned food!!! Definitely worth investigating for yourselves, even if you only give them raw food once a day and canned Grain-free food for their other meals!!

Posted by Rathmussen (Montreal, Canada) on 06/03/2008

[YEA]  I took the tip from someone on this site to put ACV on the scruff of my cat to help with a respiratory infection, and not only did it help her condition a bit, her whole coat has become magically lush. I don't know if it was spread everywhere from us petting her or brushing her with a baby brush, or if it was absorbed through her skin and spread from there, but wow. She was always a scruffy runt, but now she's downright regal looking!

Posted by Tina
Chicago, IL
06/25/2008
I tried putting the ACV in my cat's water and food... just a drop. They won't eat the food or drink the water. I was so excited about reading how all of you solved your cat urinary problems, but if they won't eat or drink anything, I'm back where I started...PLUS I'm stuck with a gallon of this stuff that I'll end up throwing away. Also tried the pumpkin for my dogs with loose stool. Their stool is STILL loose after a week and now the stool looks like pumpkin! GRRRRRR.

EC: Try putting it on their fur and letting them lick it off. That seems to be the most effective way, according to a few of our readers.

Posted by Jill
Cranbrook, BC Canada
01/07/2009
I also had an issue with getting my cat to drink/eat ACV but then I realized that i had some of that sticky hairball stuff that you put on cats paws, so i mixed the ACV with that, spead it real good on the paw and poof!...she licked it off just like that! This is my first time trying ACV for my cats bladder infection so im hoping this is going to work wonders like i've been readin so far on this site....I'll keep you all posted!
Posted by Diamond
Salisbury, Usa
06/21/2011
I have tried either or apple cider vinegar for certain infections, with my cat I gave her Apple Cider Vinegar in her food, she did great but because of her on going upper respiratory infection is seems like it will be an on going thing. Then my older dog was acting very strange, she likes the kitten but just out of the blue she attacked the kitten & was really tearing into the poor kitty, what I had figured was that the dog may have had an infection as well as my kitten so I put a little bit of sea salt in the dogs dish of water and the same day she seemed a little better an the same water with sea salt was finished the next day, whatever it was she seems to be better, thank god and thanks to this website & Ted for making it possible.

Posted by Tonya (Houston, TX, USA ) on 05/04/2008

[YEA]  Outstanding information on this site.

Why isn't Apple Cider Vinegar a staple in every household? Truly a life changing remedy the doctors sure don't tell you about. Thanks a million to everyone who took the time to provide VALUABLE information on this site. I'm using it now for my cat who almost died from crystals...a urinary blockage. The vet wanted to perform a painful $1,500 surgery, but the ACV is doing the trick to regulate his PH levels. Unbelievable...

Posted by Laura
Columbus, OH
05/11/2008
Hello, I'm writing in response to the page on your site where people are supporting the suggestion of using apple cider vinegar for cat ailments. I'm curious what specifically was done with the ACV. My cat has chronic cystitis, aka FLUTD or UTI and I end up taking her to the vet about once a year. After numerous expensive tests, they never know what causes it and just end up writing me a prescription for an antibiotic. How much ACV was used, and how was it administered? Thank you so much, I look forward to hearing from you!
Posted by Terese
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
05/12/2008
re: Crystals in Cat's Bladder: My cat has the same problems. It was so bad I had to lock her in the bathroom. I ordered Carpon (which are cranberry pills). I melt them (two pills) in about an inch of water and I mix it with her wet food. She hasn't had a bloody urine since. Dr. Belfield's webpage has all kinds of great remedies on here. http://www.belfield.com/carpon.php The carpon saved my cat's life. Several rounds of antibiotics and vet visits never cured her. The Carpon did. One thing is you have to be careful. Get your cat x rays to see if the crystals in her bladder are struvite or calcium. I know it makes a difference. Please read Dr. Belfied's site to find out more information. My vet told me there were no crystals on her x rays... I gave her the Carpon anyway. She is no longer having problems. I give it to her every other day.
Posted by Joyce
Joelton, Tn
05/13/2008
252 Posts
ACV for Cats: Hi Laura, The easiest way to give your cat ACV is to add it to its drinking water. If your cat usually drinks about one cup of water per day, I would begin adding l/4 to l/2 tsp to its drinking water (your cat might refuse to drink it if you put too much in it to begin with) and gradually increase it to about l tsp per day. If you get the desired result, hold it at that level, if not, you might add a wee bit more.
Posted by Connie
Tarpon Springs, Florida
05/19/2008
Apple Cider Vinegar for Cats. Joyce, thank you for the amounts of ACV to add to drinking water. We use a drinking fountain with a small charcoal filter for our kitties. Will the filter remove the curative properties of the ACV and baking soda? Also, will it do our younger cat any harm to drink the water when he doesn't have any urinary pH problems?
Posted by Joyce
Joelton, Tn
05/21/2008
Response to Connie: The answer to the first is I see no problem with the younger cat drinking the same water with vinegar, and the answer to the second is that long time use of the vinegar in the water should not create any problem.

If you can find a copy of Dr. Jarvis' Home Remedies, he states that adding vinegar to the drinking water of many farm animals is beneficial, including the two legged ones (chickens, ducks, humans, etc.)

Posted by Katya
Omsk, Russia
05/24/2008
Regarding acv and cats...I have never seen our cat drink water although we have provided it....she lives exclusively 100% on wild rabbit so I think that she obtains all liquid necessay this way. She is heavy and has a GLORIOUS coat and condition.
Posted by T.C.
West Memphis, Arkansas, USA
05/30/2008
I have been involved in animal rescue for over 6 years, which has resulted in 7 cats, 1 dog, 2 parrots and 4 smaller birds. 5 out of the 7 cats are older fur-people. I've quit combatting and allow them to use "Wee Wee" pads vs the litter box. Urinary tract meds help for a bit but problems always seem to come back. They (dog and cats) use community water bowls distributed across my home for their convenience, of course. Will dosage make a big difference by helping the cats and not helping the dog should I only add 1 teaspoon per bowl and work my way up to 1 tablespoon? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Dog has red mange and cats problems are mainly urinary tract related. Thanks.
Posted by Diamond
Salisbury, Usa
06/21/2011
T. C. From USA;

When I give my animals any thing wich consists of different dosages or dif. Meds. I use seperate rooms only until they have eaten and/or finished their food with meds. In it. That way I am sure who gets what and when. ACV is good for cats and dogs in sm.amounts.

Have you found Teds cure for mange on these sites? It is the very best ever, I had a kitten infested with red mange, by the looks of it, it looked so discusting and made me sick to my stomach, I couldn't give up on this sad looking kitty that kept biting at her self to stop itching, it took me a solid three months only because it was a kitten on top of the mange she had upper respiratory infection, so I had to let her rest inbetween because by her being so frightened could have set her back even further/her heart was beating so fasy I was worried. Plus not many cats care for water much less baths.

Today several months later she is doing great, she is the demon she should be for a kitten, but I'm still working on her upper respiratory infection's.

I hope you let us all know how you do with your pets mange(?) good luck.

Posted by Tonya (Houston, TX, USA ) on 05/04/2008

[YEA]  Apple cider vinegar is great for crystals and UTIs in cats.

The vets would be out of business if they recommended ACV, because it heals almost everything. In addition to all the skin disorders that cause scratching and hair loss, I have cured my male cats crystals which almost killed him 4 yrs ago. I had great success clearing another cats urinary tract infection. Wish I had known about this remedy last year when I had a house full of foster cats with upper respiratory infections. It cost a bundle having them all on antibiotics. People and their pets should have Apple Cider Vinegar everyday for many many reasons as reflected in this outstanding site. Thank goodness for the Internet, because this is information the doctors sure won't tell us. They have an expensive office visit and a toxic pill for everything..

Posted by Connie
Tarpon Springs, Florida
05/12/2008
APPLE CIDER VINEGAR FOR CATS: Please, please, please tell me how much Apple Cider Vinegar to give my male cat who is being plagued by alkaline urine. My poor baby had that expensive, painful surgery because I didn't know anything about ACV and he was suffering terribly. He is now able to pee normally after the surgery, but he continues to get those white gritty mucus plugs every once in a while. I have been giving him diluted ACV, but I really need to know how much to give him.
Posted by Diamond
Salisbury, Usa
06/21/2011
Pat from St. Louis; I don't know as any animal ever over dosing on ACV but try small amounts like a tablespoon full in the cat food, I camouflage the strong smell of Apple Cider Vinegar by putting fish oil caps(cut tip off)apply it to cat or dog food, its also great for all the animals. Good luck


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