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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I have a 2 1/2 yr old male (neutered) tuxedo cat. last 12-24

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I have a 2 1/2 yr old male (neutered) tuxedo cat. For the last 12-24 hrs he has just been laying quietly, paws tucked under body.. He will not eat or drink anything. Yesterday (Saturday) he had a few leaves of fresh catnip and he acts like he is going to vomit but doesn't. Could the catnip have made him like this? What other possibilities are there? He has not been fighting. It's 4:30 a m here in Ronan, Mt. He won't come when called
There is also a 15 yr old Ragdoll who is symptomatic with sneezing. ll
Suggestions?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
If this might be a reaction to the catnip, how do I counteract .
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
His position has changed. On stomach with all four legs stretched forward.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
How do I know if this is "an emergency"
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) Have you noticed any productive vomiting?
2) How long since the last episode of acting like he's going to vomit?
3) Any odd breathing patterns?