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Have you noticed any increase in her level of thirst lately?
no everything seems to be the same except for the constant crying. that is what is frustrating. i dont know what to do. my oldest cat shows me what she want but drew doesnt. this seems to be different. 9 years and now she crys alot. i am about to rip my hair out.
What time of day does this crying occur?
about 5 in the morning till i go to work at 7. then when i get home about 5:30 to 8. then she finally calms down. she does take breaks for a little bit during those times but it is still alot. i cant say during the day when i am not home.
Has anything about the home environment recently changed? Addition of a new pet or person? Change of home? Construction work?
i have thought about that to but nothing has changed
There are a number of different things that can cause a cat to become more vocal. There are certain underlying medical conditions that have excessive vocalization as a symptom. These include any problems that are causing pain or discomfort, hyperthyroidism, and cognitive dysfunction (senility). I would say your cat is a bit young for cognitive dysfunction, but it is not impossible. Sexual behavior can cause excessive vocalization, but if your kitty has been spayed, then this is not likely.
So, the first thing to do is to have her in to the vet for a physical examination and some blood and urine laboratory tests. If all looks okay, and any medical reason for the vocalization is ruled out, then behavioral reasons can be pursued.
ok thanks. i was thinking about taking her to the vet but wasnt sure. you have helped. thank you again headed to the vet now.
You are very welcome. :-)
I wish you the best of luck with drewbear!