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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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My cat started drooling about an hour a go and he's painting

Customer Question

Hi, my cat started drooling about an hour a go and he's painting very heavy.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do with the drooling. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Snuggles and he's 11 Y/O
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Snuggles?
Customer: He hasn't been eating a lot lately.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Sara replied 5 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr. Sara. Is Snuggles an indoor only cat? Has there been any vomiting, diarrhea, straining in the litter box?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
In door cat and yes vomiting and around the litter box a lot.
Expert:  Dr. Sara replied 5 months ago.

If he is around the litter box, I would be concerned that he is having trouble urinating. At 11y/o he may have an inflammation of his bladder possibly due to ageing kidneys or he may be blocked. Are you able to feel his belly, up under his hind legs(deep) to see if he is painful there or if you feel anything like a lemon or orange(very firm)?

Expert:  Dr. Sara replied 5 months ago.

Were you able to feel his belly?