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My cat has not urinated or had a bowel movement in 4 days?

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My cat has not...

My cat has not urinated or had a bowel movement in 4 days?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with your cat?

She has not urinated or had a bowel movement in 4 days?

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does your cat seem to hurt?

She doesn't seem hurt

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. No obvious pain. What is the cat's name?

Nemo a female

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

Age 4 years

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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6/1/2018
Cat Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
DocPaul
DocPaul, Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 7,154
Experience: 20+ yrs Experience. Int. Med, Emerg, Ultrasound, General Practice
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Hi

Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I would be happy to help you

I am one of the veterinarians authorized on this site to answer questions by text and/or phone

If you would like to just text then please ignore the phone call request from the site

Still eating and drinking?

Vomiting or diarrhea?

Paul

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
i would like to text,what number should i use
Cat Veterinarian: DocPaul, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Just keep typing here

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
i want to text
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I just want an answer to my question at no additional cost
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Why did Dr.Paul refer me to a new vet?I just want an answer to my problem,
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago
Dr. Michael Salkin
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Satisfied Customers: 35,537
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I'll follow up for DocPaul for you. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Nemo, please?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I still need help.Nemo is the same not urinating or bm's.She is eating ,no vomiting or diarrhea
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Thank you. I can understand a cat not defecating for a few days but not urinating for 4+ days isn't physiologically possible. Can she go outside to eliminate? Does she have a history of urinating in inappropriate places?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
no she always uses the litter box,she does go outside a little,but not often or for long periods of time
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

I can only imaging that she has been eliminating outside. She's been eating and not losing her food by vomiting and so what goes in must come out. Is there any indication that she's ill - lethargic, somnolent (sleepy), weight loss, etc.?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
We just found a spot in the dining room where she has been going to pee and poop.An out of the way hideout.I'm sorry for wasting your time,but thank you for your help
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 2 months ago

Well done! Crisis averted! You may receive an inappropriate follow-up from the site ostensibly sent by me. It wasn't and I apologize in advance should you receive it.

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