Hello! I am posting this to see if anyone has ever encountered anything similar because I am at the end of my rope and my cat's life is actually in the balance.
I have a 6 month old male neutered cat that is excessively licking and chewing his penis. He growls as he does this and he has actually done it to a point where it bleeds and bruises and he cannot urinate properly. He has been to the vet and does not have any other health issues. He does not have an infection of any kind and he does not have urinary crystals (verified through urinalysis) and he has had radiographs which showed no abnormalities. He had been on clavamox just in case, as well as buprenorphine for pain, and fluoxetine for any psychological component to his behavior. He was even kept at the veterinary clinic for observation. When I brought him home he was doing well for about 2 days and then resumed the behavior. He now wears an e collar constantly, but still becomes agitated and attempts to bite himself. My veterinarian is out of ideas and has said that if this continues he may need to be euthanised.
So my question is, has anyone experienced this before? Is there anything else I can be doing for this cat? I provide stimulation at home in the form of toys and treats and playtime and he eats the Royal Canin Urinary SO food, as that is what my other cats are on. I want to save him but I don;t know what to do. I would be so grateful for any help at all or any information I can pursue. Thank you so much!
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.