Cat seems ill
My cat is normally fine, but For the past few days it seems like he's ill. He wont eat or drink, and hes sleeping constantly. Hes also heabing a lot, but hes only bringing up phlegm. Please help.
Answer from Kate
Hi Unfortunately there is no way i could try and diagnose your cats problem from these symptoms as they are quite general and could be an indication of many different ill health problems.
However from these symptoms he is ill and so does need to see a vet if these continue for another day or so.
It could be something as simply as a hairball problem, see here
or it may be something more serious which needs medication.
if a cat stops eating and drinking completely for more than a few days then this is serious and he needs to see a vet as soon as possible. normally hairballs would not stop a cat from trying to eat or drink something unless it was a very large hairball in which case a vet would need to be consulted anyway.
I hope your cat is better soon
best wishes Kate
I'd love to hear what you think of this page or my site. Let me know if you like what you have read or if it has helped you with a problem.
It's easy to do just leave a comment in the box below and click the like / share or +1 to let others know about my site. Thank You It really is most appreciated.
Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...
Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?
- Click on the HTML link code below.
- Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.