Frequently asked cat emergency questions

We've compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked cat emergency questions our vets get.

Cystitis & FLUTD In Cats
Cystitis & Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

If your cat starts straining frequently in his litter tray (or anywhere else) then he may be suffering from cystitis or bladder stones.

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cat being sick
My cat is being sick, what should I do?

Most cats will be sick occasionally and it is usually nothing to worry about, however in some cases it can be a sign of a more serious problem.

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why does my cat have diarrhea
My cat has diarrhoea, what should I do?

Diarrhoea is a common problem with a wide variety of causes. The seriousness of the diarrhoea is determined by the characteristics of the diarrhoea itself and any associated signs, as well as your cat’s general health. 

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Cat fights
My cat has been in a cat fight, what should I do?

The vast majority of septic (infected) wounds in cats result from cat bites sustained during a cat fight.

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cat won't eat
My cat won't eat, what could be the problem and what should I do?

Anorexia simply means a loss of appetite but this can be an indicator of serious underlying disease.  Your cat will be diagnosed with anorexia if he changes his eating habits and consistently refuses to eat. 

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Breathing problems & difficulties in cats

Breathing difficulties can affect cats of any breed or age, and the problem can quickly become life threatening.

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Kittening
Kittening problems

Most cats are able to deliver their kittens with little assistance from us.  A number of cats however will have difficulties delivering their kittens. 

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