You aren't being overly anxious, we all worry about our fur babies. I personally hate putting my kitties under for any reason at all. Going to the vet almost always puts stress on your cat, I understand that. I would ask the vet if there was any way to slow down the disease so you wouldn't have...
I normally stick to Blue Wilderness for both of my cats, but if they run out too quick, I drop by the drug store and pick up some Fancy Feast, which they like more than the healthy stuff for some reason.
Little Sh*t (In a loving way of course. :))
Egger (He stole my omelet one time, so he earned this one.)
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Cats are extremely good at hiding pain. The thing that is really confusing me is that there was no blood in the stool. It's important to note that both constipation and diarrhea can cause blood in the stool of cats. Bright red blood without either...
Ouch, poor kitty. That sounded painful! Please do take him to the vet, a popping sound could be many things, one of them being a dislocated tail or a broken tail. Even if your kitty doesn't show signs of pain, they can't speak English, obviously.
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No, I do not believe that anything that I listed will go away on its own. You should DEFINITELY neuter him if you can. Here are a few links that could help you with some knowledge.
How Much Does It Cost To Get A Cat Fixed
No Money For Vet Care? How To Find Help And Save Your Cat's Life
Sneezing while sleeping could possibly just be your kitty dreaming. Sneezing is normal but keep an eye out for excessive sneezing, common causes of sneezing is associated with a respiratory infection, most often a viral infection. Likely infectious diseases include:
I would leave it as it is, she's a beaut by the way. ;)
If you can find a way to distract her for a few hours so she doesn't start to rub the abscess with her cone, a trick I use to distract my kitties is letting them play on my Ipad. They watch movies as well.
Wounds get extremely itchy when...
My cats smell like dryer sheets, they hop into the dryer and lay in it. I've grown used to it and now I just check it each time. Is your cat an outside cat? Could he be escaping and getting into something that smells like pickles?
As everyone else said, if you cannot figure out what makes your...