When to See the Veterinarian

When to bring your cat to the Veterinarian

***NEVER give human medication to your cat unless instructed to do so by a Veterinarian. Some medications, such as Tylenol and Ibuprofen, are deadly to cats.

  • Sustained, significant increase in water consumption.
  • Sustained, significant increase in urination.
  • Weight loss.
  • Significant decrease in appetite or failure to eat for 2 or more consecutive days.
  • Repeated vomiting.
  • Diarrhea for more than 2 days.
  • Difficulty defecating or urinating.
  • Inappropriate (outside of the box) elimination.
  • Lameness that lasts for than 2 days or lameness in more than 1 leg.
  • Noticeable or sudden decrease in vision.
  • Foul mouth odor or drooling that lasts more than 2 days.
  • Increased size of abdomen.
  • Persistent coughing gagging or panting.
  • Hair loss.
  • Seizures.
  • Reluctance or inability to chew food.