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Why does my cat's urine smell like ammonia?


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2012-10-04 07:52:00
2012-10-04 07:52:00

Its the natural smell of cat's urine

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Urine. Ammonia. The smell of urine does not change in early pregnancy. Or late pregnancy.

Ammonia smells like very long-stayed urine and a mixture with cabbage.

It's a pungent pong, like stale urine.

This is because urine, particularly very concentrated urine, has a high level of a chemical related to ammonia called ammonium.

Ammonia. Like all cats, tigers eat meat. The high levels of nitrogen in the meat are removed from the tiger's body by the kidneys in the form of nitrogen compounds, which are ammonia.

It is unknown why exactly cats like the smell of Clorox. Some think that they like the smell of the ammonia that is contained in Clorox, as well as in other household cleaners.

Ammonia smells a lot like old urine or faeces. A non-hygienic unclean toilet will often smell of ammonia.

When food contains ammonia or sulfur components, the smell will be noticeable. Moreover cigarettes and alcohol changes the urine odor.

amonia smell comes from urine, you might have some urine leaking from a urinary tract infection?? see a dr.

The urea in urine can breakdown to form ammonia, especially if it comes in contact with feces.

It smells less, but it still smells like urine.

Human urine does not contain ammonia. But animal urine can contain ammonia.

Yes, if your urine smells like ammonia, it does mean that there is something wrong. It is likely that you either have a bladder infection or urinary stones and you should pay a visit to your doctor.

Ammonia plants makes ammonia. So ammonia plants smell NH3.

Feeding a horse too much protein will result in a higher ammonia content of the urine which will create a more ammonia like smell of the stall.

It has Ammonia in it. Also never clean with cleaners that have ammonia or cats will pee where you cleaned because it smells like their urine and they'll think they're supposed to pee there.

no it does not. Cat urine often contains/produces ammonia, where as a dogs urine does not. However it is not recommended you smell either!! i think they all smell and taste the same from personal references ;) lol

It isn't. Cat urine is not fluorescent, and it does not glow in the dark. I'm not sure where this myth comes from. Cat urine is yellow, like human urine. To the naked eye, it is indistinguishable from human urine, except for the smell. Cat urine is ammonia-based (unlike human urine) so it smells of ammonia.

It is the urine not the blood. It comes from amino acids being broken down. Could you be pregnant?

Very interesting question.Wonder if cats don't like the smell of mold and urinate on itbecause they don't like that smell.Which came first the mold or the cat urine?

ammonical smell............:-)

Have you eaten asparagus recently? It's always concentrated in the morning and if you haven't been drinking enough. Indfection can make it smell like ammonia.

Things other then herpes or diseases can make your urine smell foul or like amonia. Certain foods can do that. Herpes usually causes some pain or discomfort around the genitals, it doesn't make your urine smell foul but you can have trouble or pain when urinating during a break out.

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