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My cat won't eat or drink or move this was all of a sudden

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My cat won't eat or drink or move this was all of a sudden he just wants to lay down all day
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, but can you tell me:

How long has this been doing on?

Has he been passing urine normally since this started? Any straining or trying to go but not being able to?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?

Is he drinking? Can he keep water down?

Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly,does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could he have eaten something he should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Has he had any diarrhea? Any breathing changes?