Down to eating only grass and dandelions on his own, hand feeding steeped nuggets and oxbow CC, upto 90g p day, supplementing fluid intake with 20ml juice also.
URI has been persistent, may be heart may be vets prescribing single week courses of AB's and clearing the infection.
Using Calpol as pain relief for uri and arthritis.
Wondered if weight loss could be parasidic nematode "Fluke" as this years wet weather has meant exceptional numbers. Treated with Fasinex.
So, whilst hand feeding him this morning he squeeked in pain and then partially passed what looks like a parasite out of his urethra, I have not heard of a parasite being passed from the bladder?
I will add a photo next, hopefully someone has knowledge on the subject.
On a good note basil has started eating a little on his own and is fighting me hand feeding him which is a good sign.