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Does your cat ever hack after sipping water??

August 8th, 2007, 02:44 PM
Not all the time but once in awhile after roxy has taken a few sips of water,i will here this heh heh sound,not quite hacking but that is the closest i can describe it and only after she drinks water ,anyone ever heard of this??

August 8th, 2007, 06:09 PM
Ok i guess maybe it is just roxy..

August 8th, 2007, 06:24 PM
Cats tend to be rather inefficient drinkers, so maybe Roxy is getting water down the wrong pipe. I had a cat that was always getting water up his nose when he drank, which would make him snort.

Or, perhaps the water is tickling a hairball? Really, I have no idea.

August 8th, 2007, 06:28 PM
I dont know either,my god she drinks it so dainty like,laps it up slow,but 80 % of the time she starts making that noise right after,she has never threw up hairballs,so i was curios if anyone elses cat did this,but i guess it is just another cute unique roxy quality,,

August 9th, 2007, 10:37 AM
Not that exactly no, but I do have one that tests the water with his nose then sneezes all over in it. :shrug:

August 9th, 2007, 03:15 PM
How funny,no she will lap up some water,then i hear that noise,bizarre..

August 9th, 2007, 11:03 PM
Yep. My cats and dogs both do it. So do I :) Like sugarcat said, I think it's just being inhaled rather than swallowed ;) Silly cats.