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My torti point malayan 5 yr old cat has not eaten or drank

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My torti point himalayan 5 yr old cat has not eaten or drank as I can tell for 3 days now. I gave her a little water thro a syringe. She doesn't seem sick. She goes to the food & tries to eat a bite like she is hungry but wont or cant. She is a flat faced beauty who has tears which need cleaned several times a day. She has always sneezed a couple times & shakes her head several times when she first tries to eat. She is on CD food. She gets constipated easily & needs a laxative. No vet close is open on Sun. Will she be ok till Mon . I am worried sick. Can you tell me what to do for the best. Thanks for any help.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 11 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you with your wee one today.

Does she sound more congested then usual?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?

Can she keep water down?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?