How to Express Cat's Anal Glands

Expressing your cat's anal glands is crucial to prevent discomfort and health issues. It's a routine part of pet care.


You should express your cat's anal glands if you notice signs of discomfort, scooting, or unusual behaviors

When to Do It

Gather the necessary supplies, including gloves, lubricant, and tissues, before attempting to express your cat's anal glands

Supplies Needed

Follow a step-by-step guide to express your cat's anal glands safely. It's a delicate procedure that requires care and precision


If you're unsure or uncomfortable with the process, consult a veterinarian. They can demonstrate the technique and offer guidance

Consult a Vet

Maintain hygiene during the procedure to protect both you and your cat. Safety is a top priority

Hygiene and Safety

prevent anal gland issues in the future through proper diet and regular veterinary check-ups

Preventing Recurrence

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