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cat will not open eyes, eat, or drink water

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cat will not open eyes, eat, or drink water, very listless, when i try to open his eyes the film stays over his eye

Hello there,

How long has this been going on?

Has the cat been vaccinated and wormed?

Has he been urinating and defecating?

Does the cat go outside?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

cat has been outside for 2 days...just found him laying on his side, brought him in the house, whines if i touch his belly. he has been vaccinated and wormed....he was prevously okay until today

If he has been outside, anything is possible. Fever, infection, trauma, toxin ingestion, etc. are all possible. If the abdomen is painful I would be very concerned of bladder obstruction, which is considered an emergency situation. I would continue getting fluids into the cat and have him examined ASAP. Today if possible. Treatment and prognosis will depend on what your vet determines is the cause.
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