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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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Our kitty seem constipated - belly is swollen, and he doesn't

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Our kitty seem constipated - belly is swollen, and he doesn't seem to be able to poop. He ate normally tonight, but he seems really uncomfortable and is passing mucus. How long should we wait before taking him to the vet? We have not seen him drinking too much, either. Hmmm....

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help. Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me: When did he last pass feces?Is he straining to go? Has his belly just swelled ?Is it hard or firm like a water balloon?