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Growls and bites himself and falls over while peeing, Felix,

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Growls and bites himself...

Growls and bites himself and falls over while peeing

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the cat's name and age?

Felix, 17 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Felix?

He is on a thyroid medication

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Denise, Cat Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
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Hi. I’m Dr. Denise, a licensed veterinarian. I’d like to help with your concerns regarding Felix.

A few questions to better understand his condition:

When did the growling/biting behavior begin?

Have you been able to observe him actually passing urine? Is he having full size urine clumps in the box?

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Denise, Cat Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

A common and concerning condition in male cats is urinary obstruction. The flow of urine can be reduced or completely blocked due to spasms, mucus, crystalline debris or stones.

I am very concerned about Felix, as his aggression and discomfort in the litter box may be a sign of painful or blocked urinations.

I recommend having him seen by your veterinarian as soon as possible today, as a urinary blockage can lead to a toxic condition as toxins accumulate in his body.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Denise, Cat Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

I wish Felix all the best.

Please let me know if you have any other questions. I am here to answer all the questions you have. If you have no other questions, I would greatly appreciate your positive review (5 stars). Your review helps connect Experts with other customers so your input is highly appreciated, and it is the only way that I am compensated. Thank you!

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Denise, Cat Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

Hi, it's Dr. Denise. Just checking in on Felix. How is he doing?

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Denise, Cat Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Denise Cudiamat
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