My Cat seems to be choking but nothing comes up
(Austin, Texas, USA)
Several times a day my cat seems to heave, like he is choking, but nothing is coming up. It wears him out and it happens several times within a day. I brush him daily, vaccum to keep hair away from him...Not sure what to do!
Answer by Kate
well if he has digested some hair anyway this may have formed into a hairball which he is trying to heave up.
Sometimes this does take a few days and in some cases it may need help from a vet if it is particularly large.
i have a page about hairballs here which you may find of further helphttp://www.our-happy-cat.com/hairballs.html
If there is still no change a few more days then i would suggest that he may need to see a vet. As he will either need some help with the hairball or it may be caused by something else entirely.
Hope he is better soon
best wishes Kate
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