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She does not seem to be eating as much as usual, Gabby. We

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she does not seem to be eating as much as usual
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Gabby. We guess she is about 5. She was a stray. I have had herabout 3 years
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Gabby?
Customer: she was skin and bones when I found her then she put on a lot of weight. I have her one a weight control fomula from Iams
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 months ago.

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

How long has she been eating less? How much less (half her usual, quarter, etc)?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Any signs that her mouth is sore?

Is she drinking normally?

Any breathing changes?

Are her gums nice and pink (not white/pale)? Moist or sticky?

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

Could she have eaten anything she should not have (ie bones, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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