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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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Thyroid cancer dry mouth wont eat cat is 18 years old,

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thyroid cancer dry mouth wont eat cat is 18 years old
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name?
Customer: kanger
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about kanger?
Customer: is on medicated cat food
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr B replied 4 months ago.

HI this is dRB and I would be happy to help you. Are you trying to find out how to make your kitty comfortable until you can get to your vet?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
i want to no how i can get him to eat
Expert:  Dr B replied 4 months ago.

If he is 18 years old with thyroid cancer there may be nothing you can do to get him without medical intervention. He may need a feeding tube which I would not do to an 18 year old cat with cancer. Or you can ask your vet for some mirtazapine to try and help his appetite. But you may need to consider putting him down.......does that make sense?

Expert:  Dr B replied 4 months ago.

Are you there?

Expert:  Dr B replied 4 months ago.

Are you there?

Expert:  Dr B replied 4 months ago.

Since I am not hearing back from you I will opt out allow another expert to help you. Sincerely, DRB

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

JACustomer, are you still in need of help? Is your companion willing to consume anything? Water? How long since he last ate?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
he died later on that night 1 30 in the morning in my sons arms
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 4 months ago.

I am so sorry to hear of your loss.