Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Just south of sanity
At 20 y/o he's aged but not geriatric, so if he can get through the impaction there's no reason he can't live another 10 to 15 years.
However, if you can't get the impaction to move, he'll either need surgery or to be euthed. Even if the intestines aren't twisted, they can go necrotic if there isn't any movement within a certain time period.
I wish you and your boy the best. Impaction colic is so very frightening. If/once he finally passes the impaction, please get him on a regimen of psyllium fiber to keep his gut moving.
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