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Adopted a 7 yr old cat a short time ago. At first he ate

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Adopted a 7 yr old cat a short time ago. At first he ate somewhat normal but has now lost weight, seems depressed. He seem to pass out earlier today so I took him outside. He perked up quickly and seems ok. He ate a few small meals. I brought him back in after several hours outside and passed out again. I took him back out, he ate again and seems ok. Just seems very thin. He also had a lot fleas and eggs. I treated him with vantage a few hours ago. I've had cats many years and have never seen this before.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Matt replied 1 year ago.

Hello - I am Dr. Matt - I would be glad to help you with your question.

What color are his gums - pink or pale?

Is he having any trouble or labored breathing?

By passing out, do you mean that he falls over and collapses or is his body falling and moving his legs around after falling?