Q. Quality of life/surgical survival rate for 13yo cat with FB/Obstruct & severe torsion to 1 side? Elevated Amylase. Hx: mod constipation 3x=1yr, obese

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A. This would depend on how long the cat has been obstructed, the degree of torsion and loss of tissue. Also, if there is a perforation then you have potential infection and pancreatitis to manage. Discuss your concerns with a veterinary surgeon or your veterinarian. Either can examine your cat and discuss more accurate prognosis with you.

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