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They actually put a cathetar in and said his bladder tone was reduced (nerves) so he could not empty his bladder himself at the moment. THIS WAS A NEW DEVELOPMENT he had had no trouble urinating up to this point.
.his bladder was not full yesterday but today since his drinking has now improved it is fullish..I need to express urgently..but I think he is holding himself against my efforts
100%humanunlikesome wrote: they then used a syringe attached to the end of the cathetar to draw off the urine.
So my question is WHY DID THE URINE NOT IMMEDIATELY FLOW OUT OF THE FULLISH BLADDER BY ITS OWN ACCORD, under its own pressure?
The cat is still in the process of eliminating his constipation so is this blocking the exit from the bladder? was this the reason for having to draw out the urine?
100%humanunlikesome wrote:Having checked up, one of the most common things to watch out for following anesthesia is urine retention due to low acetyl choline levels. His may have already been low, because his muscle weakness has been there a long time..DOUBLE ALARM BELL..
Normally following anesthetic vet/doctors, according to medical papers they are careful to provide a specific boost to keep the choline levles up..to prevent loss of bladder function..its what the medical profession do.
Is expressing safe, I don't think he had a blockage, anyway its been flushed!)
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