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My male cat has licked his fur off his lower part of his

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My male cat has licked his fur off his lower part of his stomach cries when I pick him up poops in bath tube vomits now and then I am worried he is about 9 years old I have some medication for upper respiratory for casts will that help I am on a fixed income.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

1) Has he had any medical workup for the defecating in the tub?
2) When was blood work and urinalysis last run?
3) Is he declawed?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No he has not been declawed no blood work on fixed income what do you suggest? So I can ask if I need to take him to a vet.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I already PD 22.00 dollars to just a answer with no answer back are you in this group?!
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

The best plan for Lillybob will be to start with some blood work and a urinalysis. Underlying organ problems or urinary problems could be to blame for the licking of the fur (discomfort), defecating in the bath tub and vomiting. I would recommend an examination and asking your vet to start with blood work, a thyroid panel and also a urinalysis. This should give you some idea as to why you're seeing the symptoms you're seeing.

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