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Laying around face to floor not eating, Coco not sure how

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Laying around face to floor not eating
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The veterinarian will know how to help the cat. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Coco not sure how long we've had her 7to8 yrs ?
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about the cat?
Customer: Had a baby kitten overnight in house coco was jealous but kitten gone next day
JA: What is the kitten's name?
Customer: Lost and found it a home now my cat is acting sick
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Terri replied 4 months ago.

Hello, My name is Terri.
It is my pleasure to assist you today!
I am reviewing your question right now and will reply in a few minutes.

Expert:  Terri replied 4 months ago.

Hello,

What and when did Coco eat last?

How long is she lying on he floor this way?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
She's also overweight
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
A couple days
Expert:  Terri replied 4 months ago.

How much does she weigh?

Does she eat mostly dry food?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Not sure of weight but she eats dry food and small spoon wet food at dinner. Even tried diet but she stayed big cat.
Expert:  Terri replied 4 months ago.

Thanks so much for your very helpful reply.

The kitten could not make Coco sick in such a short time BUT she could be stressed.

Feel all over her body for any pain response. Look in her mouth for a stuck item or any abnormalities.

When a cat does not eat she can harm her liver.

Drain the water from a can of tuna into a dish and let her lap it up for hydration. If she does offer the tuna.

An overweight cat is subject to diabetes. This is caused by eating dry food.

Please read articles written y a feline vet:

www.catinfo.org

Get cans of wet food for Coco.She can also have human baby food with no onion or garlic. The important thing is to get her eating right away.

Please let me know how she is doing .

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Kind regards,

Terri

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