From the outright vocalizing to the more subtle cat stares, felines are no strangers when it comes to saying, “Hey! sunday was a day like any other. Thank you for any help you may have. All my dreams are dying. I feel it was his heart. We make no pretense of being veterinarians and we don't know anything about your specific cat's health or behavior history. So I gave him Tuna in Spring Water. I had two cats that recently died they suddenly got very skinny then screamed and passed away. It said DoNot administer to a cat with Kidney problems or dehydrated. Then I heard such a piercing sharp noise almost like a fire detector type high pitch that startled me so much that I jumped but continued to shower thinking it must have been something outside. Tara: The retina is the place in the back of the eye where light is collected and transmitted to the optic nerve. I couldnt find my cat all day. One minute he was running to me by the back door and wanted in before I was leaving for work. His tail was puffed up just like in the other postings. But we suspect your cat’s death had something to do with a blood clot, and possibly a stroke. The end of an era. The image is a photoshopped version of Serious Cat, due to the fact that the background of the … Was dark (did not turn on the light) and waiting my girlfriend to call. mlammy on February 06, 2013: @paul-clark-9678: there are so many tips out there, please read them and follow them. You stayed in bed all day, didn’t change your clothes, and ate only when your mom called and insisted that she was going to come over if you didn’t shove some food into your face right now. Last week I noticed his left eye looked a bit off–I remarked to my husband that I wondered if he was losing his sight in that eye. :( It was so sudden, I am Glad she was in the warm house with all of us who love her, but we will miss out lady Stella! i have been doing research since i lost my beloved phoebe this past sunday and came across this post. If you’d like to help us pay for our hosting costs, please consider supporting our Patreon campaign or making a one-time donation through PayPal. Cats dislike change. Why Does My Cat Meow So Much? I called her name several times and no response I went to see if she was alright and I realize she was dead. My mom had called me and I could hear him screaming in the background and I drove right home I was home in 10 minutes and he died right when I got through the door. Junior, whom I adopted, was adopted & returned to the shelter TWICE because he was an aloof cat. I have had many animals over the years but our Willie was so special. Mouth open, her beautiful green eyes turned black, tail poofed up a bit and ears slightly drawn back. Some cats will be very vocal if they are agitated or excited such as when they see another cat outside or a bird. So, the cat staring in my case is my cat’s way of signaling their desire for me … Also known as night vocalisation or night calling, if your cat is meowing at night it can be a problem if it is a sign of their discomfort or it’s disturbing your rest. Some breeds are known to be more vocal and talkative such as the Siamese cat. Playing with your cat also provides a proper amount of exercise, essential for their well-being. Cats meow for many reasons, from the serious to the attention-seeking. He was totally limp and staring straight past me. XOXO. She was my ride or die. My mom just called, really upset and crying, telling me that one of the two cat brothers me and my brother grew up with had died. Most likely hiding somewhere. He was convulsing next to the bed on the floor and continuously screaming. I feel so guilty that I didn’t realize it was her. As you said, it took him less than a minute to go from apparently normal to dead. I looked on the internet to see why a cat would die so suddenly and then I realized I had heard a very loud sound that woke me from my sleep but by the time I was somewhat awake the sound had stop. They were a great pair to hang out with, because their personalities were so completely different. They could see how by this time he was struggling to walk and was falling on his side. She came to the new apartment with us I had given my Four up the year before and I’m still not over it but I digress. I lost my Mr. Russell on January 15. months while our new home was being built. She was running in and out from under my bed for 10 minutes, panting and in a panic. I am absolutely heart broken still. Gave him booster cap hydration injection. Bella: Sudden death in cats is pretty uncommon, and it’s hard to know why it happened without a post-mortem exam. A vet tech took me back to the cat room where Ebony was asleep in a litter box in a cage. I did not let them outside, although once in a great while they would ‘escape’ for a few hours or a day. But last night he acted like he really wanted to go out. Indoor cats may continue to come into heat all year round. In shock and I walked into the kitchen there was my sweet furbaby lying on the kitchen floor, she had fallen after passing from the countertop to the floor, lifeless and I held her as I heard the gurgling coming from her tiny limp little body. Tara: Cats can have strokes. Don’t know what’s more likely, as I haven’t seen it for myself. I called the vet and explained what was happening. Crying meow. My cat came to me and hovered around and wouldn't leave until I got up and she looked very sad. she was 13 years old, and according to her last vet visit, in perfect health for a senior cat. everything else about her liked totally normal. A few months later he disappeared! A week ago Friday he and started screaming out in pain, falling over as he was trying to get back in my moms arms. He was so young. “When one of my cats died, I asked him to come back to me somehow. That includes arthritis, bladder infections, diarrhea, or even constipation. She said he was very dehydrated still and needed him in to be placed on a drip. So I went straight down. Molly came up and jumped in my lap and started purring. I wish I had some answers but I don’t we couldn’t afford nor would we have them do a postmortem . But when I mushed it up with my fingers, he immediately began eating. I’ve found that cats that have been out will be very vocal letting you know they want back out. However this particular morning I noticed that whatever I did she didn’t wake up when I finally turned the TV on and she still didn’t move I knew something wasn’t right. When I slipped and fell in the kitchen the other day it was pretty painful and I cried . I miss her so much already. This evening out kitty Stella meowed loudly a few times and then passed away. I am lost for words and struggling with the loss of my Chloe. Everything was fine!!! I can only imagine how traumatic it was. My mom just called, really upset and crying, telling me that one of the two cat brothers me and my brother grew up with had died. He never flinched at the sight of a dog – he actually chased some that he apparently didn’t like. Are Willy had a Facebook page. They took him straight back and gave him epinephrine but said he didn’t have a heartbeat and they couldn’t save him. That it was a stroke he had that Monday afternoon. This doesn’t’ work well in many cats. Um … Yeah I’ve been through it all…. She was my baby. I tried to help him as I thought something got caught in his throat. Like the king he believed himself to be, he expected his “staff” to be at his beck and call 24/7. Thomas: The most common cause of feline strokes is heart disease such as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, which can cause blood clots to build up in the heart. I’m broken hearted. Do you know why she is showing this kind of behaviour? So, I’m still trying to wrap my head around what just happened. It’s such a waste of energy & I know your furbaby doesn’t hold you accountable for his passing – if anything, you gave him so many more years, love & care, food & warmth! Kathey • March 10, 2019 . she licked my two other cats. Walking away is for excessive meowing, but do be sure to spend time with your cat every day (they are part of your family, after all). You must log in or register to reply here. I think you can do the following: Read the article I mentioned and see if that helps. Whoever says cats aren’t affectionate are wrong : cats I want to mention that I do not keep her in the bathroom against her will. Emotionally I go from crying, to anger at my partner who let her out, to hope, to depression, to anxiety and back round. Can you explain please? reading your stories give me a bit of comfort that i am not alone in this sudden loss of my best friend. Or a clot somewhere. A crying meow is longer than the pleading meow, and it tends to sound more urgent and perhaps even a little agonized. I can’t get the noise out of my head. He had been fine healthy wise he was going to turn 3 yrs old in April. I realized something was wrong so I opened the door to take him out. Thankfully, it was quick although that doesn’t lesson your pain. Then he started to get what we thought was “lazy”. Tara: Whether it was caused by a blood clot or a hemorrhage is something none of us will ever know, but we hope this helps you to find some kind of closure. Crying after the death of a pet is a normal and healthy way of grieving. There’s always water and a clean litter box. We also hope you don’t feel guilty, although we’re sure you do. Evidently, they’d just dumped it in a dish instead of flaking it out with a fork. Let him be an indoor/outdoor cat. I knew while I was doing CPR in the car that he’s gone. He wouldn’t eat for them so they had to force feed him. The next he collapsed, cried out in extreme pain and then appeared to be choking. We have so many fond childhood memories of these cats, and now Diego is dead. As he was the gentle and loving cat. This was over a course of a few years. Me and partner are still devastated about what happened. Sorry for the rambling. As he was fine prior apart from sleeping he would still walk about for a few minutes then go back in his cat bed. She noticed that he had blood on his claws, either coming out of his paws, or from a fight? My kitty just died yesterday. One night he ate his usual soft food and went to sleep. Anecdotal evidence suggests that cats can cry tears when they are upset or grieving. Thomas: Our warm and consoling purrs are with you and your three children as you go through the process of grieving your beloved cat friend. ❤️, hi fellow cat lovers. Have bloodwork done, ears and eyes checked and an overall physical assessment of your cat. It’s never easy to lose a beloved cat friend, especially when it happens so suddenly. go out at night and shake some treats or hit a can of food with a spoon. It’s helpful reading your stories. I never cried so much and so hard. This isn’t my first choice it sounds like you are at your wits end. He would of been gone far sooner and most likely in a much more painful way had you not opened your heart & home to a feral. The one constant in my life for the longest period of time. Reduce excessive meowing caused by the heat cycle is to have your cat ’ s home purring! Count was 10 he beat all the cookies struggled very much and miss him dearly sleeping would! Bed for 10 minutes, i ’ m at my door burst causing him to anything. 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