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bathroom I’m extremely worried...
Cat won’t eat having trouble walking won’t go to the bathroom I’m extremely worried
Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Mark, I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on G, please?

Regretfully, G's symptoms aren't pathognomonic (specifically indicative) of any one particular disorder. How long has he been symptomatic in that manner?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
3 or 4 days
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I’m just extremely worried and need some way to help him
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Regretfully, you can't know how to help such a cat until the cause of such nonspecific symptoms is determined. G's vet will want to perform a thorough physical exam on G which might include diagnostics in the form of blood and urine tests and imaging in the form of X-rays or ultrasound. It frustrates me that I can't be more specific for you but I, too, would need to perform a hand-on exam of G. Please continue our conversation if you wish.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
All I know is ever since a kitten he’s gotten sis on him the vet said they were never needed to be worried about and then all of sudden he just stopped doing all his normal stuff and just meows which he never does either
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Please clarify "...gotten sis on him..." for me.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
They are just lumps pretty much he had one on his head on his stomach on his leg and they were rock hard but they never seemed to be any bother to him
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Thank you. I suspect that lumps that never bothered him aren't bothering him at this time. Please have his vet attend to him. Three or four days of his behaivor may indicate life-threatening disorders.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Okay thank you
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

You're quite welcome. I can't set a follow-up in this venue so please return to our conversation - even after rating - with an update at your convenience. You can bookmark this page for ease of return.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
Hi Mark,

I'm just following up on our conversation about G. How is everything going?

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