Q. My 6-month-old kitten was asleep, his tongue sticking out about 1/4 inch. I couldn't wake him up. He was so limp and eyes were rolled up under lids.

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A. If you have not been able to completely wake your cat up and he is still limp regardless of what you do, you need to take your cat immediately to an emergency veterinarian. This is never normal. A cat sleeping with his tongue out however is something that some cats do normally.

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