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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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Will not eat or drink or moveJA: I'm sorry to hear that.

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will not eat or drink or move
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: badger age 8 months
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Badger?
Customer: no he is a siamese very plyfull/it came on suddenly
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
Hello,I am so sorry Badger is so ill.Can you tell me what led up to this?Waas he outside?How long is he like this?After your reply please give me a few minutes to type detailed answer.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
He was fine. He always goes outside.
He has been like this for 2 days. We have been feeding him water
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
Thanks so much for your very helpful reply.Can you rub a drop of pancake syrup or honey into his gums and tell me if he perks up?I want to see if he is hypoglycemic.I will stand by to hear back from you.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No he did not perk up
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
Thank you.Is it possible he was hurt outside or ingested a toxin?Do you see any wounds?Can he stand if you lift him up?How did he get back in the house? Did he walk or you carried him?
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
What's happening?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Sorry. Had to leave. For a moment. He was in house when we came home. Is limp
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
He was in the house? Did he walk in by himself?
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
It sounds like he was hit by a car or fell from a height or ingested a toxin.Can you bring him to a vet?You are not being charged for chatting with me.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No vet. I am helping my son. I paid 5.00 to talk with you.
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
I would take him to a vet immediately......its his only chance to survive.I will make sure you get the $5.00 back
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
I have a coupon for a free vet visit if he has a VCA or Banfield nearby. Do you want it?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
We live in bend Oregon.
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
See if either of these are nearby:here are two Vets that offer a free first visit:http://www.vcahospitals.com/main/offer http://www.banfield.com/exclusiveoffer/
Expert:  Terri replied 6 months ago.
If you can't use the coupons I will make sure you get a refund but PLEASE let me know what happens and how Badger is doing.I really CARE!Terri