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My cat grunts and moans while hes sleeping. Is this OK or

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My cat grunts and moans while he's sleeping. Is this OK or does it mean anything wrong with his lungs for instance? He's 7 and healthy. A bit overweight perhaps.

Just wanted to add. He doesn't do this ALL the time he's sleeping. Just sometimes.
Good morning, If there is no nasal discharge or sneezing, it is probably due to a slightly elongated soft palate causing the noise when he is asleep. for this usually no treatment is needed. However, if there is sneezing or a discharge, he should be examined for an obstruction in the nasal passage, such as a polyp or foreign body. I hope this information helps, Thank you. Dr. Eli
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