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Dr. Michael Salkin
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13 year old cat. Vomited Sunday night. Lethargic all Monday,

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13 year old cat. Vomited Sunday night. Lethargic all Monday, Took to vet Tuesday. 105 temp, low wbc. Treated with Banamine 50mg/ml (.090 50mg/ml), Cefazolin inj 250mg/ml (.25cc), subcu fluids, plasma lyte .15L, cephalexin 150mg 2x/day. Ate about 1 tsp food Tues night, no liquids. Still lethargic Wed am and felt warm. Returned to vet Wed. Temp about 101,additional subcu fluids. Took no food or fluids Thurs. Return to vet Friday, temp 98 (low?) given sub cu fluids was dept overnight. Weight Monday was 8.15lbs and about 9 on Friday? Weight can be sketchy from movement on digital scale.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

Can you upload a copy of all of Rotine's test results to our conversation? I understand that you might not have a copy of the results at home but her vet should be able to give you one which you could scan into your computer and give me the link or you can photograph the page(s) and upload the images by using the paperclip icon in the toolbar above your message box (if you can see such an icon) or by using an external app such as imgur.com or dropbox.com. Her vomiting, fever, and lethargy are important symptoms but they're not pathognomonic of any one specific disorder.

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