Saturday, April 28, 2018

3141. Unusual Cat story: The 5-year-olld cat kept meowing at night in Dec 2017

Cat, Male, 5 years
TP 46603

Dec 29, 2017.

Owner complained that the cat will meow after midnight for several nights. Why?
Gingivitis. Bad breath fishy smell. Urine has vinegar smell.


 Dec 29, 2017
Blood test done
Liver normal.
Kidney failure  Urea 13.4 (7.2 to 10.8)   Creatinine 177  (71-160). Advised feline k/d


Haematology is normal. 
Total white cell count 11.1 (5.5- 19.5).
N  78%  (60-70%).  Absolute 8.7 (3-11.5)
L  8.3%   (12-30%). Absolute 0.92 (1-4.8)               
M   5%   (3-10%). Absolute 3.3 (0.15 - 1.35)             
E    16%   (2-10%). Absolute 1.11 (0.1 - 1.25)             
B    1.2%  (rare). Absolute 0.04 (rare)     
Platelets 285 (300-800). Platelet clumping noted.        


Dec 29, 2017
Urinalysis
Amber, slightly turbid.   

pH 6.5 (5-8)
SG  >1.050 (1.005 - 1.030)

Protein +  (negative)
Bacteria 2+

UTI. Urine has fishy smell


Apr 28, 2018 review
Urine not smelly. Bad breath. Fed some dry feline K/D in the morning. Steamed fish and chicken 


Blood test done
Cat came in for a blood test to review health.

Liver normal.
Kidney normal.  Urea 10.9 (7.2 to 10.8)   Creatinine 162  (71-160). Advised feline k/d


Haematology . 
Total white cell count 4.9 (5.5- 19.5).
N  51.0%  (60-70%).  Absolute 8.7 (3-11.5)

L  26.8%   (12-30%). Absolute 0.92 (1-4.8)               
M   5%   (3-10%). Absolute 3.3 (0.15 - 1.35)             
E    16%   (2-10%). Absolute 1.11 (0.1 - 1.25)             
B    1.2%  (rare). Absolute 0.04 (rare)     
Platelets 140 (300-800). Platelet clumping noted.      



No more midnight meowing.
Had been fed dry feline K/D for the past 3 months. Owner started giving fish and chicken meat to supplement the dry food. 



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