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My cat is suddenly looking unwell. He seems to be in

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hi - my cat Josh is suddenly looking unwell. He seems to be in distress - limpung slightly but i wonder if he has a problem with a blockage.
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. Does anything look different with the cat's legs/feet? When did this start?
Customer: just strted now - he has been a bit clingy this afternoon.
JA: What's the cat's name and age?
Customer: josh 13 yrs old. we don't have a vet here yet as we have come back from canada in Dec 2019
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: not sur e- ont think soCustomer: Chat is completed

Hello! My name is***** will be the expert to assist you today with your vet-related questions.

So is Josh lame at all? Do you know if he's passed any urine or faeces today? Has he had his dinner as normal? What's his level of energy? Any vomiting?

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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
he was actully trembling & I am thinking it may be he is blocked up - occasionally has problem passing a stool which tend to be bulky. He hasn't passed anything today - also can have probs with fur balls
He is better than he was 30 mins ago
Could you ring me

As I mentioned over the phone, for constipation we use (human) Lactulose. The dosage varies quite a bit, from 2ml to 5ml up to three times a day (depending on weight and bowel response). I normally start with "2 ml twice a day" and if no effect in 24h increase to "2 ml three times a day".

Vets close to LA1 5DJ:

- Vets4Pets Lancaster: Lancaster City Retail Park, Mellishaw Ln, Lancaster LA3 3FE

- Bay Vets LTD: they have a few branches available, the closest one to you would be "194 Lancaster Rd, Morecambe LA4 5TL". Have a look on their website: https://www.bayvets.co.uk/

- Farm Gate Vets Lancaster: Bank Top, Lancaster Auction Mart, Wyresdale Road, Lancaster LA1 3JQ

- Burch Tree vets: "Highfield Cottage, Morecambe LA4 4DH" - might be a little far, but they have good reviews.

OOH service provider: Some of the local vets from above provide OOH care on-site. The closest dedicated OOH hospital is in Preston unfortunately, and it's called VetsNow: Vets Now Preston "90 Moor Ln, Preston PR1 1JQ" +441772301382

Please let me know if you have any further questions.

Kind regards,

Teodora B.

DVM, MRCVS