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This is an emergency, so you need to get her to the vet. If a cat stops eating for more than 24 hours it can cause fatty liver syndrome; this might be fatal in itself. And the illness that is the cause for not eating must be solved as fast as possible or your cat will die. You need to call your vet to find the closest emergency veterinary service; where I ...


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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in cats is a complex disease in that some cats respond well to relatively simple changes like diet change, while others require significant medical management. Part of the problem is we don't know what causes inflammatory bowel disease in every case. We commonly think of it as an allergic-type disorder, but not every cat's ...


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I might suggest palliative care. Make your cat comfortable. Set up a warm place with a comfortable soft nest. If it likes your presence, touch it, hold it, help it feel secure. My wife's old cat died in her arms a few years ago. The cat passed quietly, and she felt great connection with him. At 17, there a limit to the troubles you'll want to give your ...


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The peeing in very obvious places can be a sign of urinary stones or another problem with his urinary tract. He cannot tell you that urinating hurts, so he shows you the problem in the only way he can. His problems urinating and frequent licking of his genitals are more serious indications for a urinary tract problem. You should let a vet check him and ...


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This sounds like a combination of parasites, internal and external, and one or more female cats in heat nearby. Male cats will react as you describe when the females are in heat. The only advice I can give is to get the cat to a vet for neutering and treatment against parasites; most if not all of this can be done in one single visit at the vet. It is very ...


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It reads like your lil' furball has E.P.I. - exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. It is necessary to monitor your cat's progress on a weekly basis after initiating treatment. If he is wasting away and your vet has no further treatment options you can always get another veterinarian to diagnose your cat, but, if you haven't already, you might also want to ...


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