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Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  University of California at Davis graduate veterinarian with 44 years of experience.
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I woke my cat up approximately 30 minutes ago. Has been

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I woke my cat up approximately 30 minutes ago. Has been growling and crying since. Is approximately 15 and is being treated for renal failure. Has been doing very well, even two hours ago. Should I take him to the emergency vet?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
Aloha! You're speaking with Dr. Michael Salkin
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Tut's growling and crying are important symptoms but they aren't pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of any one disorder. If he has continued in that vein, yes, an on-call vet should take a look at him if only because at his age any behavior out of the order can be life-threatening.
I regret that I can't be more specific for you from here. Please give me an update on Tut if you wish.