If there is a partial blockage, swallowing can be difficult and
painful, but the cat does not necessarily
regurgitate. A cat with a painful esophagus makes repeated attempts to swallow
the same mouthful and eats slowly. There may be noticeable weight loss, and as
the condition becomes more painful, the cat may stop eating altogether.
swallowing can be associated with mouth infections, dental infections, sore
throat, or tonsillitis. Cats with these conditions also often have drooling and
halitosis. Sometimes, the cat can eat softened or liquid foods but not hard or
dry foods. Some cats will lick the “gravy” off canned foods but not eat the
have probably seen your cat vomit from time to time without much concern.
Vomiting can be a result of something minor, like a cat consuming his meal too
quickly, or it can be a sign of a much more serious condition that requires
immediate medical attention. Usually, a cat vomits because he ate something
disagreeable, ate too much or played too soon after dinner. Vomiting can also
be associated with gastrointestinal or systemic disorders.
Some causes for a sudden episode of vom...