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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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Well I woke up to several kibble barbs around u house-some

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Well I woke up to several kibble barbs around u house-some liqud and some whole kibble- my cat was sleeping against the wall )which he never does). I carried him to bed and from what I saw he hasn't really moved all day
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My cat only liked the liquid and left the chunks. And now he's staring at the carpet and sleeping near the wall and just not acting like his normal self??? Very very worried
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.

Do you know if he has urinated in the last 12-24 hours?

Try pressing on his abdomen over his bladder- do you feel anything hard or does he act painful?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have not seen him-but I left the house several times today. He lets me carry h and pet him, no pain when I touch his abdomen or hard?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Breathing seems a bit faster then normal but I think he's irritated that I'm in his face and not leaving him alone.
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 1 year ago.

Ok. Thanks.

The reason I ask, is because urinary blockages are very common in male cats. A male cat that is acutely lethargic, vomiting and acting painful would be a urinary obstruction until proven otherwise. This is a life threatening condition, so I would probably try to get him seen as soon as you can. If there is an ER nearby, I would utilize them.

Here is a nice write up on the condition and treatment:

http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=1111

There are other things that it could be- a fever, pain elsewhere, an infection, ect. No matter what, the falling over and extreme lethargy make this an emergency situation where I would not wait to get him looked at.

Let me know if you have any other questions.