Why is my cat lethargic all the time?
1. Diet is one of the main causes of all health problems in everyone including cats. Commercial cat food is the main source of every health condition in cats. The ingredients are inferior in quality and toxic, despite any claims to the contrary by the manufacturer. If you are not feeding your cat a quality, natural diet, you have not set the stage.
What should I do if my cat won’t eat?
Not eating is a serious matter in cats. They cannot go more than a… Our cat will not eat or drink and she is lethargic. Not eating is a serious matter in cats. They cannot go more than a few days without eating or they risk liver damage. Your cat needs to be seen by your vet right away for an exam and bloodwork to…
Why is my 5 year old cat not eating?
Join our community of cat lovers now to reduce ads by 90%! Click here to join for free! Not open for further replies. My 5 year old male cat was fine yesterday morning. However something must have taken effect overnight. This morning he is completely lethargic. He won’t get up from his spot and keeps sleeping.
Is it bad to force a sick cat to eat?
Trying to force your cat to eat is detrimental to their needs at the time, and probably a source of irritability for them. A healthy cat can survive for many weeks without food. This may not be ideal, but I am just trying to ensure people caring for a sick cat get their priorities right. It’s more important to focus on the ‘why’ it happened.
Why is my lethargic cat not eating or drinking?
Feline leukemia, kidney or liver disorders, pancreatitis, or anemia can weaken the cat and deter it from eating. When a lethargic cat refuses to eat or drink, this is of serious concern and should be addressed by a vet immediately.
What does it mean when a kitten is lethargic?
Young cats and kittens are normally hugely playful, with abundant energy, so when a kitten becomes lethargic it is a cause of concern. As cats age, their energy slows down. They tend to sleep more and enjoy the good things in life, such as sun bathing and watching the world go by.
When to take your cat to the vet for lethargy?
Lethargy is a symptom that can be caused by many different problems, some minor and some more serious. Contact your vet if they have been lethargic for more than 24 hours or book an urgent appointment if they are severely lethargic. Cats save energy for hunting which means they often sleep for 12-16 hours a day (or more).
Is it normal for a lethargic cat to have a fever?
A lethargic cat after vaccination is a fairly common side effect of cat vaccinations—in addition to vomiting, fever, or sneezing. Although an owner should still keep a close eye on their lethargic cat for several weeks, any side effects should pass naturally.