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My cat seems that when she breathes her stomach contracts sharply

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My cat seems that when she breathes her stomach contracts sharply on exhale, this just started today, she has had a watery eye occasionally since we found her 3 years ago, occasionally she will cough (about once a day or so) but last night she had a few more coughs, she seems still active like normal and has eaten and drank regularly, what could she be having
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.
Good morning, Chase. Thanks for your question. 1) Do you happen to have a video of the stomach contractions? 2) When she coughs, is she upright or is her neck extended over the floor? 3) Is she on any medications? 4) Any pertinent medical history to mention?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will upload the video, it seems to be more sharp when she purrs,She cough while laying down I don't seem to notice much extension of her neck when she doesNo medicationJust the occasional watery eyeP.S. I think the video uploaded let me know if not
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.
Sure doesn't look like it. If you have no success with it here, try a site like and share the link back. I'll be standing by.

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