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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I have a tabby cat who is around 22 years old, he is a

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Hi, I have a tabby cat who is around 22 years old, he is a lovely old cat but of late he goes outside and when he returns he howls really loud until he finds me. He sleeps a lot and I think he has some arthritis in his legs as he walks very slowly and carefully. But at night he is very restless, gets up howling, will have a bite to eat then sleeps for a while then starts howling again. I am worried he might be in pain. Also he has very bad breath.
What do you think?
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 with your wee one today.
Have you noticed Pepi drinking more lately?
Passing watery urine or large volumes (perhaps soaking the litter box quicker)?
Has he been eating more?
Losing any weight?