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Hello my name is***** and I am a licensed veterinarian with over 9 years of experience. I am hoping to help you with your cat today. Since I can’t physically exam your pet, I may need to respond with several follow up questions so I can best help you. Remember there is no limit on how many questions you can ask to in order to clarify any information I have provided regarding your pet. I just have a few initial questions to ask to gather some more information if you don’t mind? Have they tested for the following diseases such as Felv/FIV, FIP, or toxoplasmosis? Is he on any type of medications currently. Have they done any additional testing such as x-rays or an ultrasound?
Okay thanks for the additional information. As far as FIP cats can have the wet form or dry form. Sometimes ultrasound can detect the dry form of the disease. Was he placed on any antibiotics? If you were wishing to pursue any further testing then I would recommend pursuing an ultrasound to see if anything abnormal can be seen especially since the abdomen seems sensitive.
Sorry to hear about Sparky and his pain. Looks like he was given a Convenia injection 3 weeks ago. And the prednisone would have covered any immune mediated diseases. At this point I would suspect an unusual virus, or a rare form of cancer that may be affecting Sparky. You may want to ask about having a autopsy performed on him if you are interested on what could be causing his signs .
That is not typically a side effect of Buprenex. The most common side effect of Buprenex is sedation. It is possible that the Buprenex may be causing some pain relief allowing him to hold his urine a little longer thus explaining what you are seeing.