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My cat is not eating or drinking and is lethargic
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Customer: hello, my cat is not eating or drinking and is lethargic
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: my cat is about 16 yrs old, she seemed fine a few days ago ...
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Customer: yeah, do you think its bad? is she going to die if i dont do anything?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

How long has she been off food/water?

Any retching, gagging, vomiting, or lip licking?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

Any change to her breathing?

If you press on her belly,does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Hasshe had any diarrhea?

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