A 13-week-old 0.87-kg sexually intact female domestic shorthair cat was presented to MedVet Cincinnati's emergency service for evaluation of a suspected urinary tract obstruction based on the lack of recent use of the litterbox with concurrent onset of abnormal behaviors that included reluctance to greet the owner, inappetence, and lethargy. The owner reported that the patient had developed epiphora and nasal discharge overnight and had a sudden-onset of sneezing. No vomiting, diarrhea, or coughing was reported.
On examination, the patient was quiet, alert, and responsive. On physical examination, it was noted that the patient was atypically small in size