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My cat won't eat or drink. Her nd legs are extremely weak. A

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My cat won't eat or drink. Her hind legs are extremely weak. A Vet drew blood and stated that white cells were a little low. She is 11 years old. What could've the problem??
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  nekovet replied 5 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

How long has she had these signs/

Did the vet find any other abnormalities on the bloods?

What treatment have they started?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting?

Is she drinking anything at all?

Are her gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, does she have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

Could she have eaten something she should not have (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, etc)?

Has she had any diarrhea?