A reader's elderly cat has started to suffer from a gurgling stomach.
My senior cat has a very gurgling stomach. He also has occasional projectile vomiting.
It’s important to rule out hyperthyroidism. This is a treatable condition, diagnosed by a simple blood test. If the test rules this out, another possible cause would be Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which is often cured by using special hypoallergenic diets. You should take him to your vet for a full health review.
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Dr Pete Wedderburn is a practicing vet with over 30 years' experience working with small animals. He is known for his appearances on radio and breakfast television, and writes for Saga Magazine, The Daily Telegraph and others.