How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Andy Your Own Question
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy, Medical Director
Category: Pet
Satisfied Customers: 549
Experience:  2003 Graduate
Type Your Pet Question Here...
Dr. Andy is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Yesterday my cat of 16 years indoor only can't walk but

Customer Question

Yesterday my cat of 16 years indoor only can't walk but sideways, and drinks tons of water, he can't balance himself also. I took him to vets yesterday and they say it's thyroid problem and gave me meds and he got a vitamin b shot.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did your cat have a fall?
Customer: no he didn't fall as far as I know.
JA: What is the cat's name?
Customer: Samee is his name. I am so sad right now.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Saame?
Customer: He has loose bowels sometimes, he eats can tuna fish or salmon, sometimes dry food.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 2 months ago.

Hi. Welcome to Just Answer. My name is***** I'm sorry to hear about Samee's situation. I'm assuming they did blood work?

Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 2 months ago.

What medication did they start him on? Is he still eating normally?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
he is eating normally, they put him on thyroid meds that you put in his ear.
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 2 months ago.

Did they want to recheck him in a week or so to see how he's doing? Is he any better?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Expert:  Dr. Bruce replied 2 months ago.

Was the yes to him being any better too? Is he improved with how he's walking? Did they do full blood work on him to screen for diabetes and kidney issues?

Related Pet Questions