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Topcats seems to having a bowel movement periodically with the help of the prescription lactulose given to him but it is still hard. Can I bump it up to a 1 table spoon twice a day just to get it all out of him and make it a little softer? I have been giving him a teaspoon daily.
My 15 year old cat seems to be doing better with his bowels now.
But I have been giving him more of his temptation treats then normal because he begs me for them. He eats WD some hard food and a can of soft food and he never hardly drinks water if you remember I told you that before. BUT lately since I have been giving him temptation treats I am noticing him drinking water more. Do you think there may be a problem on coming or just the treats making him thirsty? I use to give him treats all the time and never notice him at the water bowl like I do now. Other then that he acts normal has a good appetite.
So he won't be getting to much salt then? Because until now he wasn't drinking any water. So if the salt won't hurt him them I will keep feeding him the temptation treats. The vet said he wanted him to lose weight and no more treats for him but he has lost a couple of pounds I think he is a Maine coon and he weighed 14 pounds a few months back. But he lost two pounds and he likes his treats he is still very active and jumps an play and seems to be Healthy he is still is drooling some though. I think he might have a bad tooth. I am going to take him in the end of the month and have them look at it.
Doctor if he needs it pulled I will ask them to clean his teeth if they have to pull it BUT while he is asleep can they draw his blood just to do like a senior panel on him while he is a sleep? I DO NOT WANT HIM AWAKE I HAD A MOBILE VET COME AND SHE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT SHE WAS DOING AND SHE HAD ME HOLD HIM AND SHE KEPT POKING HIM AND SHE COULDN'T DO IT AND SAID HIS SKIN IS TOUGH I SAID FORGET IT YOU ARE HURTING HIM. So tell me doctor can they do a body scan and draw blood while they do his teeth? I do not want him awake and hurt at all. He is old and I don't want him in any pain. Another thing he started doing since his litter mate passed away a month or so ago, when i am petting him and kissing him when I stop he takes his paws and trys to pull my hand back and then trys to bit me. Why does he do this? Is it because he wants me to pet him more?