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Q. Sleeping MORE then normal,slow movements,cant jump high,eats drink&goes bathrooom normal and is not being distant but what wrong?hes 10 months

Answered By
DR. CHRISTIE LONG, D.V.M., C.V.A.

A. This is very unusual behavior for your cat, as at 10 months of age he's essentially still a kitten. Unfortunately it's really hard for me to determine what's going on with just this information, but at the vet they can do a thorough physical examination to see if he's got pain anywhere (which might be keeping him from jumping up) and to possibly test him for the feline viral diseases like feline leukemia and feline AIDs. Or he could have a respiratory infection that's causing him to sleep more. Definitely get him checked out by a vet to try to figure out what's going on.


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