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There- my cat coughs/gags/strains to vomit (as if to expel a hair ball) at least daily,

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Hi there- my cat coughs/gags/strains to vomit (as if to expel a hair ball) at least daily, but nothing comes up (on the rare
Occasion, he will vomit). Is this something that occurs naturally that he can work out on his own, or should I bring him in to the vet? He appears to be healthy and active overall.
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. How long has he been coughing/gagging like this?Is he eating and drinking normally?Any trouble or labored breathing?

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