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Based on the symptoms your cat may have Hemobartonella. It is caused by the bite of a flea or tick. It can be treated with 14 - 21 days of doxycycline.
Infected cats experience alternating phases whereby the parasite is present in the bloodstream and then absent making diagnosis difficult since a negative test may not mean that the parasite is not present, only that the sampled blood was taken during the "non-parasitemic" phase. Isolation of this organism in a blood culture is not possible since the organism lacks cell walls. Within a matter of three hours, the number of infected cells can range from 90% to 1%.
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Absolutely yes because it is an infection. Easily cured by doxycycline