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my cat is bleeding from his penis. what could this be from

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He has bright red blood under his rectum and in the area of his penis. He will not let me get a good look at it though. He is moping around and will not eat or drink. I do not have alot of money to take him to a vet and I am afraid that anything they find will be expensive. I am VERY tight on money right now.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Pat replied 6 years ago.
Hi,
Blood from a male cats penis could be a urinary infection or worse a bloackage. If he blocks completely he will die if you don't egt him to a vet ASAP. The fact that he won't eat means he is nauseated from the toxin build up, would be my guess.
He need to be seen asap.
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Reply to Pat's Post: I am not sure that it is coming from his penis, it is just in that general area. I cleaned the area and was going to wait and see if there was blood again tomorrow. If there is no more blood tomorrow, what should I do?
Expert:  Pat replied 6 years ago.
I would not wait. At the very least, call an ER clinic and talk to a technician. She can ask questions that would at least let you know what kind of trouble he is/or is not in. I RARELY see a cat with blood in his rectum. I OFTEN see a cat with blood from his penis. Take a white paper towl and blot each area, gently. You should be able to tell too. If he is blocked, tomorrow will be too late. I urge you to call someone.
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