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My cat has been sick for a few days her symptoms started

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My cat has been sick for a few days her symptoms started with coughing,, sneezing, lethargy, then a day or so of almost hiccuping motion and today leaving her mouth open almost looking like a fish out of water. Any idea?
Submitted: 9 months ago via Cat-Lovers-Only.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Tamra Hunt replied 9 months ago.

My name is***** and I am sorry Katy is not feeling well. I am very concerned about any cat that is open mouth breathing. What did the vet say when they say her a couple of days ago?

Expert:  Tamra Hunt replied 9 months ago.

Unfortunately, open mouth breathing can be caused by many things. It could be anything from asthma, to heart disease, to pneumonia. She definitely needs to be seen again by your vet. Did they take any x-rays at that time? Did they prescribe any medications?

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