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Hello, Sonja and welcome back to Just Answer!My name is XXXXX XXXXX it will be my pleasure to help you today. I believe I may have answered questions for you about Topcat in the past.If the noise seems to be coming from his nose, almost like snoring, it could be stuffy and/or the nasal membranes may be swollen, and this could be related to inhalant allergies to various things in the house, like dust, scented candles, air fresheners, cleansers you use, laundry detergent, fabric softener, etc. He could also be allergic to a component in his food. AllergiesIf the noise you hear is more like a 'wheeze', he could have become asthmatic or developed bronchitis or another type of respiratory infection. Here is more information:CLICKFor the moment, try running a humidifier in the room he spends the most time in, and this should help.Because of Topcat's senior age, it would be a good idea to have him checked in person by his vet to get a diagnosis and then, treatment, if needed.I hope all will be well with your furry boy!Warmest regards,Cher