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I inherited a siamese from my son. He's comfortable with all my animals but plastic bags he loves to chew on. I try to

keep them put away. He did get to my shredder's bag. He's throwing up food but seems to keep water down. His dark-coloured legs have become gold tinged today. I'm worried that he's got a blockage. Would his colour change indicate anything. He's purring but sleeping on the radiators (I have hot water heat and it's very, very cold here today).I can't see a vet - today they are all closed and to drive to the emergency vet is a long ways and the roads are very icy. Would giving him a bit of warm oil help to see if he can pass it?


Asked by Member 1144433 on Dec 9th 2012 Tagged eatingforeignobjects, vomiting, temperature, colourchange in Swallowing Foreign Objects
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Izadore (Izzie)

While you are waiting for the weather to clear up, I would at least call the vet. If there is hair in what he's throwing up, he may have a hairball impaction. If you have canned pumpkin (NOT pie mix) try giving him a teaspoon of it. If the kitty hasn't been vetted in a while, it would be a good idea to take him in for an exam. If he's eating, that's a good sign. Sick cats stop eating. Ask your son if the cat has always had a finicky stomach and what HE fed him.You need to find out what normal is for this cat from your son. If there was a diet change when you adopted him, it could cause the vomiting. Delilah likes my computer modem and the wifi box--they are both warm, so that's not unusual. I would be extra vigilant in keeping the plastic bags away from him. I read once that they contain animal fats and that's why pets like to chew on them. When my daughter's cat suffered a blockage, she hid, stopped eating and looked bloated. Good luck! Hope he feels better fast!


Izadore (Izzie) answered on 12/10/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer