In the past two days, my 14 year old cat has started shaking his head often like his ears bother them. He is also keeping his ears slightly down so it looks like he is mad or irritated. He is not meowing or anything. But he occasionally tries to scratch one of his ears.
I have an appointment on Thursday because over the past few months he has developed all sorts of strange problems - first a skin rash, then diarrhea, then he stopped eating food and lost weight, now the ear thing. His blood work showed a possible liver problem but the vet wasn't sure what could be causing it (several things to rule out).
I looked in his ears and don't see anything in there. If I take him to a vet today or tomorrow it will be the emergency vet which will probably cost a couple of hundred dollars. I've already spent $250 on previous appointments, blood work, and medications in the past 3 months.
I'm wondering if I can just wait until Thursday to get it checked out. Obviously he can't tell me if he is in pain, but he seems friendly, purrs, and is otherwise acting normal (except not eating as much as usual but that started over a week ago, prior to shaking his head).
Wondering if anyone has any ideas. Thanks.