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, lethargic cat who is not eating or going to the

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Customer: lethargic cat who is not eating or going to the bathroom moans a little was fine yesterday gave him some Catnip maybe too much yesterday he is resting fine
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

Hello, this is Dr. Jess. I am sorry to hear about your cat. Can you give me a little more information? Is your cat a boy or a girl? You say not going to the bathroom? Do you mean urinating or bowel movements or both?

Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

HEllo? Are you there?

Expert:  Jess K replied 1 year ago.

It appears based on your question that your cat is a boy? If this is the case and he isn't urinating, then this is a medical emergency and you need to get him into the vet ASAP. Male cats are prone to getting urethral obstructions, where the tiny tube that connects the bladder to the outside world becomes obstructed and the cat cannot express its bladder. These cats will often become lethargic, stop eating, and become painful. Delaying treatment can be detrimental to their chance of recovery. Here is some information on this sydrome:

http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=1111

http://www.veterinarypartner.com/Content.plx?P=A&S=0&C=0&A=3587