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We tried the Clomicalm mostly as a last resort due to her bullying some of my other cats. I have 4 other cats, all are indoors. Even though she is the 2nd youngest, she bullies the 2 older females to the point that one has been peeing around the house. I tried feliway for about 6 months, a pheromone collar for probably another 6 months, but she just won't quit and let them be. She is fine with the older male, and HATES the younger male.
She mostly stopped bullying them almost immediately after starting the clomicalm, and she was also slightly lethargic. I thought she had lost a very small amount of weight since onset, but nothing for sure. Then maybe about a week or so ago, I thought something was NQR. Couldn't put a finger on it. Maybe about a week ago I noticed something odd about her urination patterns (hard to tell when you have 5 indoor cats and 6 cat boxes). Then 2-3 days ago she was noticeably not eating much and very odd about peeing. Also she has not pooped in at least one day, although the vet did say there wasn't much in her system to come out.
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX was feeling very strongly that the clomicalm was at fault. Also good to know that it can take 72 hours to exit her system. Would it take longer than that due to the fact that she is not eating/drinking/eliminating normally?
Also, she is quite the diva and hisses, claws, screams bloody murder and tries to jump away when being held when she doesn't want to. Any tips for the force-feeding? (it is SO NOT going well....I've only tried once and that was almost a total disaster)
If I can't get enough food into her (fill-in vet said she needs a minimum of 1 large can of cat food per day), when does it become emergency that I should take her to the vet again (other than just using my best judgment, do you have any input)? I was trying to syringe feed her with a mixture of a/d and water (kind of like a gruel).