Why Is My Cat Drinking a Lot of Water?


It is normal for cats to drink more water in hot weather or after exercising.

Possible reasons

There are many possible reasons why your cat is drinking a lot of water.


Dehydration occurs when your cat does not have enough water in their body. 

Kidney disease

Kidney disease is a condition that affects the kidneys' ability to filter waste from the blood. 


Diabetes is a condition that affects the body's ability to use sugar for energy.


Hyperthyroidism is a condition that causes the thyroid gland to produce too much thyroid hormone. 


During pregnancy, cats need more water to support their growing kittens. This can lead to increased thirst.

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