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My 2 year old neutered bengal cat is bleeding from his penis

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My 2 year old neutered bengal cat is bleeding from his penis area.
there are no visible wounds around that area but he is eating and pooping fine.
the blood flow is no continuous but the area is reddish and when we try to wipe the blood, he growls at us. what could be the issue?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

Is the penis extruded?
Can you share pictures of what you're seeing?
Any blood in his urine?
Any repeated attempts to urinate with difficulty?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
its not extruded as you can see from the pictures.
but he's trying to pee and thats when we see the blood. this just happened in the last 7 hours.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

Is he able to effectively urinate fully or is he just passing small drops of urine at a time?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
he's trying but nothing seems to be coming out.
and when he's done trying, there are drops of blood
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

You will need to find a veterinary location that can see him promptly. Whether this is a urinary tract infection or a full on blockage, both of them can show similar symptoms. With a UTI, we typically see blood in the urine but once it reaches a point where the cat cannot urinate then it becomes an emergency. If he cannot express his bladder, the risk of rupture increases as the hours go on and secondary organ issues such as kidney failure increase as the hours pass, as well.

Do you need assistance finding a location that can see you promptly?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
we'll contact one asap
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 7 months ago.

Certainly. Good luck! I hope all goes well.