My cat is being sick at night.
Dory has never been a problem cat for us. She hacks up hairballs a couple of times a week, sometimes outside, sometimes inside, normally accompanied by a small amount of vomit.
Sometimes she's sick overnight - it used to be very infrequent and normally showed signs of cat food so we took away most of her food overnight (we used to leave it out). That cured the problem for a while - over a month. But in the last couple of weeks, she's been sick 4 times overnight with no evidence of hairballs. The problem is that she counter surfs and invariably she's sick from a counter which makes the mess all the more to clear up.
She has a cat fountain which she uses regularly. She's not having any problems with her litter box. We feed her a little Eukanuba dry food which is out all the time, and 1/3 tin of fancy feast a day which we put out in the morning and take away in the evening. Sometimes we give her some cooked chicken that I do for her. I put the chicken strips in a frying pan and let them cook in their own juice until its cooked all the way through, then throw in a splash of water for a minute to get some moisture into it. We keep these chicken pieces in the fridge and Dory gets them if she's been good.
In the evenings about 10pm we play with her and then she gets to play hunt the kitty treat for a while. Normally by the time we go to bed, she's settled in her basket and is asleep.
It bothers me that she's been sick 4 times in quick succession, but not on successive nights.
Anyone have any ideas what might be causing this? Apart from this, she seems like a perfectly healthy and contented kitty. Shiny coat, wet nose, no discharge from her eyes, nose or mouth, playful etc. I don't mind cleaning up after her - I know hairballs and being sick are part of what cats do from time to time. It just worries me that she's started this problem in the last couple of weeks.