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What is wrong with my cat? He goes through episodes of

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What is wrong with my cat? He goes through episodes of shaking his head, either throws up or looks like he is going to through up. He swallows like he has something caught in his throat. additionally, a couple of times he has been foaming at the mouth, lots of white foam coming from mouth and nose. Again, he shakes his head and throws up or looks like he is going to throw up? It has been happening for weeks. In between "episodes" he acts fine. Rolling around to be petted. Purring, playing with his brother, etc.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Candy replied 4 months ago.

Hello. I am sorry to hear Stimpy has you worried. I would be happy to help I just have a few questions.

When was he last seen by a vet for a full exam and blood work?

Any previous medical history or is he on any medications?

When he has these episodes does he have any trouble walking?

How long do these episodes last?

What is he doing right before these episodes start?

Any recent weight loss?

If you look at his teeth do you see any tarter build up or missing or broken teeth?

Expert:  Candy replied 4 months ago.

Any access to house plants that he may be chewing on?

What medication were you giving and what dose?

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