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Listless, started vomiting last night (threw up good sized

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Listless, started vomiting last night (threw up good sized hairball) but has continued with it - contents clear. Appetite very decreased, in/outdoor, don't know about water intake-we have a fountain for them, he insists on going out to potty (rural), doesn't want to be handled-and this is a Maine Coon who insists on being in the middle of things
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.


I am sorry to hear you are worried about Diego. My name is Rebecca. I am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

The first thing I would check is his gum color; his gums should be bright pink. If they look pale, he may need medical attention. Try to get him to drink, to stay hydrated. You can offer him tuna juice, chicken broth, as well as water.

Can you take his temp with a thermometer?

You can try giving him 1/4th of a 10 mg Pepcid AC (famotidine) for vomiting.

Let me know how his gums look, and any other questions you have.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.

How is Diego today? I hope you were able to see what I wrote. Please let me know if I can help with or answer anything else.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 11 months ago.
Hi Ellen,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Diego. How is everything going?