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Re: Question about Griffin

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  • lorkatz2004
    ... For loose bowels, you can add fiber. Cathy
    Message 1 of 3 , May 31, 2007
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      For loose bowels, you can add fiber.


      In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, "jamander33" <justinamanda@...> wrote:
      > Hi, I am wondering if anyone can lend any knowledge or advice. First
      > of all, I should remind everyone that Griffin is and always has been
      > a couch potato kitty. However, lately he has been a little quieter
      > than usual. He is not looking out windows quite as much and seems to
      > be sleeping a little more than usual. Now, his appetite is fine and
      > he does play some (like usual) in the am and then at night when we
      > are home. And, the another noticable sign of something different is
      > that his stool quality is not as good. It is a little looser, not
      > quite as formed as usual. The only thing I have changed lately is
      > his coq10. I started him at 15 mg which he seemed fine on and then
      > worked him up to 30mg just in the past week. Could this be causing
      > the problem? If so, what to do. I know he needs the coq10 and do not
      > want to discontinue. Could the looser stool be from tummy upset? I
      > have watched his respiration which seems fine. His paw pads and nose
      > color, gum color looks fine as well. He is not drinking any more
      > than usual. I will say that he does seem to miss his dry kibble
      > some. He has been off of it for about 5 weeks now, and completely on
      > canned food. But, whenever I open the pantry door, he runs to where
      > I still have a small bag of it and bites at it. The only other thing
      > I have noticed is that when he is lying down or even just sitting
      > around, he has a whistling sound in his nose, as if his nasal
      > passages are somewhat blocked. He has had upper resp. infections in
      > the past, so not sure if something like this is going on too. With
      > the heart diagnosis though, I simply do not want to take any
      > chances. Please let me know what you think and if anyone can lend
      > some insight. Thank you as always, Amanda and Griffin
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