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My indoor cat is 18 and has always been very healthy. But in

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My indoor cat is 18 and has always been very healthy. But in the last couple weeks he has bloated immensely. And today even though he has eaten, has not had a bowel movement. I am taking him to vet tomorrow but wondered if there is anything I should do before then.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Jess K replied 5 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. Jess. I am sorry to hear about your kitty! Do you know if he has been having bowel movements over the past few weeks normally up until today?

How is his energy level today?

Is he having any trouble breathing?

Can you look at his gums? Are they pink in color, or more white/pale?