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Can has been sick weeks. Not eating or drinking much,

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Can has been sick for 3 weeks. Not eating or drinking much, protein and creatine levels elevated in blood and urtine. Lethargic, withdrawn, not responding to usual playful triggers. Antibiotics and IV fluids brought one day of relief but now same symptoms are back for another week.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Cat not can...also one parent was a stray. two siblings died during birth and this cat is under 6 ponds at almost a year old (5.7....down from 6.2 a month ago.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Also started this behavior after being left alone for four days with one person checking in an hour each day...
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 6 months ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me: What medications has her vet started?Is she still on IV fluids or was it just one dose?Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?Any oral ulcers, sores, or ammonia scent to her breath?

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