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14 wk old kitten, very lethargic, shaky, seems to shake less

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14 wk old kitten, very lethargic, shaky, seems to shake less when under covers, seemed normal yesterday, running around playing etc
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Cher replied 8 years ago.

I see you posted a while ago, and I apologize for the delayed response; we're experiencing technical problems. I hope my answer can still be of help.

From your description, it's possible that your kitten ingested a toxic substance or other non-food item, or she may have a viral or bacterial infection in her system. Kittens are more prone to develop or contract immune-mediated diseases, as well, due to their immature immune systems. If she received her first set of vaccinations, that's good, but she needs to finish the series, so she's not fully protected, yet.

Your kitten needs to be evaluated by the vet, ASAP, and once she's diagnosed and treated, I hope she's feeling much better!

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