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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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My cat , Griffin whose a good sleeper and snuggler , this morning

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My cat , Griffin whose a good sleeper and snuggler , this morning can't seem to get comfortable when he's laying down . He would lay on my lap , then move around and reposition , then not happy in that position , Its not normal behavior for him . He ate , drank and urinated this morning. Also, when he was on the couch , I coaxed him down with his favorite toy and he ran around , played and then went to lay down again and still wasn't finding his comfy spot . Do Cat's get gas or stomach ache's ?

Hi Missi,

I am sorry Griffin is not himself.

You say he ate, right?
what food and how long ago?
has he urinated and passed stools?



Customer: replied 4 years ago.

He suffered from FLUTD a few years ago and is eating Prescription Royal Canin S/O wet food . He ate this morning....he doesn't like to drink water , but does enjoy and had a teaspoon of low fat half and half this morning . He also had 4 Greenies for his tartar prevention on his teeth. He urinated this morning , but no poop yet . He pooped yesterday morning.


Thanks for your help

Dear Missi,

Thanks for your reply with very helpful information.

It is my pleasure to help someone as wonderful as you!

Yes, a cat can get a gummy ache.

Give Griffin a half tsp of plain yogurt to settle his stomach.

Feel all over his body and look in his mouth for any abnormalities. See if he has any pain response when you touch him all over.

If you see and feel nothing and he continues to eat drink and potty you do not have to worry.Cats that feel sick stop eating first thing.

Please let me know how he is later.

If you still have questions just press reply and I will be here for you.

Griffin is VERY lucky to have such a GREAT "mommy"

Warmest best wishes,


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