A cat's anal glands can become impacted so they no longer release their scent- marking liquid. Learn how to manually express your cat's sacs.
Cats have two anal glands that serve an important purpose but can also develop issues. Learn more about these glands and what you should.
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.
If a cat has several episodes of anal sac disease, and diet or supplements do a large number of sebaceous (sweat) glands that produce a foul smelling fluid.
As with dogs, a cat's anal glands can spontaneously empty, especially under times of stress, and create a very sudden unpleasant change.