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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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Customer: My name is ***** ***** my cat (male, 3.5 years)

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Customer: Hi My name is ***** ***** my cat (male, 3.5 years) has started vomiting today and he urinated without seeming to notice he was doing it, which he's never done before. He has never vomited on my bed which he did or twice in a row (as opposed to just fur ball or eating too fast) and he has never urinated outside the litter box.
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Customer: He doesn't seem to be in pain or anything, but this is definitely out of the norm for him. He does like to eat everything and could have easily eaten something out of the garbage or something that is not his food.
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 months ago.
I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. My primary concern is that his urinary incontinence may indicate idiopathic (unknown cause) cystitis and his vomiting is directly related to the nausea and spasms in his bladder and urethra associated with that cystitis. Have you noticed his going in and out of his box more frequently? Licking his genitals more than usual?
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 6 months ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Michael Salkin

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