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When was the last time that Kylie had bloodwork performed with your vet? Was any abnormality found? Do you have a copy of the bloodwork to share?
Thank you for the additional info. Even an inside cat at her age needs annual bloodwork. It's very uncommon for us to see senior animals reach those years without some type of organ dysfunction. The concern you've shared makes me concerned that she may have some underlying concern with her kidneys. Constipation is one medical concern that can be readily connected and treatment of this concern may keep her bowels more regular. More info here: http://www.vetstreet.com/care/constipation-in-cats If you wish to try treatment at home, I would purchase a hairball remedy from your local pet store such as laxatone. This can be given daily to make bowel movements easier. You can continue to use a small amount of milk daily, as well, as this can work as a laxative. Your vet may wish to discuss the usage of an enema to help clear her bowels of any stool that has not been produced. Over time, if this stool is not produced regularly, it can cause a cat to feel unwell, vomiting to begin, avoidance of food/water, etc. If you see these signs, she absolutely needs to be examined and treated promptly.
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I would be concerned now if she has not defecated in 2 days. I would exercise caution with using enemas at home due to the potential of causing injury. She needs to be producing bowel movements daily. I would try the hairball remedy and milk before going the route of an enema at home.
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