Respiratory tract infection that got from a cat that was
respiratory tract infection that got from a cat that was brought to the house. He has watery eyes tooJA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations cats can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the cat's name and age?Customer: Lion King 6yearsJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Lion King?Customer: persian cat
My cat didn't want to eat dinner tonight (she usually tries
My cat didn't want to eat dinner tonight (she usually tries to eat everyone else's food) and seemed lethargic. She also feels a bit warm on the head. She was lying in the same chair as when I left her a few hours ago. Doesn't seem herself.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help your cat. What is the cat's name and age?Customer: Duchess. She's about 4 years old.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Duchess?Customer: She's been pretty healthy
I think both my cats are sick. My eldest cat (Icy) is 11 yrs
Hi,I think both my cats are sick. My eldest cat (Icy) is 11 yrs old and I've had him ever since he was a kitten. I'm more worried about him because he seems sicker. I just got a new kitten (Latte) that my brother found outside. I've had him for 5 days so far. He looked weak and hungry so we took him in. I gave him a flea and tick bath which got rid of the bugs. I haven't seen any bugs since. We're going to take him to the vet this weekend but to give him his shots only. We don't have a regular vet and we don't have much money either so we have to pay up front for a vet.Ok, so here's why I think they're sick. Icy was fine before we got Latte so I think Latte gave him something. Latte's been sneezing with a runny nose and his eyes water with yellowish stuff running from his eyes often. I notice he mainly sneezes if he gets in front of the fan and it's a watery sneeze. Other than that he's hyper, meows, and plays a lot. He also eats a lot, pees and poops just fine. So I think he's got some type of cold. I don't know what to do to help with it.For Icy it's weird. This started yesterday. In the morning he seemed fine. In the afternoon I noticed his meows were quieter and weaker. I tried to give him some treats and he could barely meow for them. Then when I gave him the treats while he was chewing them he coughed them up and threw up a little. Ever since then he's not been interested in playing. He doesn't eat, drink water, or purr. He also vomits yellowish/clear liquid. He looks like he wants to vomit more like have a hairball but he just walks away and lays down afterward. He's about 15 lbs and does seem to be peeing. I don't know if he's pooped today tho.Please help, I got him to eat a tiny bit of cooked salmon but he still won't drink water. I'm really worried.
Sounds like congestion, Kitten, had cold a month ago and eye
Sounds like congestionJA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the cat?Customer: Kitten, had cold a month ago and eye virus that cleared up, no wheezing againJA: What is the kitten's name?Customer: FuzzballJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Fuzzball?Customer: Was ferral
Boarded my two cats. One came home with upper respiratory
Boarded my two cats. One came home with upper respiratory infection, wouldn't eat or drink. Vet gave fluids, appetite stimulant, antibiotic injection and gave oral meds to administer at home. She's much better.Last night, other cat displayed symptoms of same. Called vet today and picked up same oral medication and administered. What's concerning is that she's breathing through her mouth, with a slightly extended tongue. She just ate, which is a relief, but the mouth breathing is concerning.Should I take her to the emergency vet?
I have an outside cat who will be adopted this Saturday. I
I have an outside cat who will be adopted this Saturday. I would like to apply the Advocate for small cats and give her an anti fungal shampoo. (Her kitten is being treated with ringworm. I've separated the two and the mother has had a few baths already. But, just to safe before giving her to her new home on Saturday, I will bathe again.) Normally, I would bathe and then apply the Advocate. However, I'm out of town now and won't return until one day before she is adopted. I don't want to give her to the new family with fresh Advocate on her neck.Can I have my staff apply her Advocate today (Thursday) and then bathe her on Saturday? Will the Advocate still be effective after the bath? I can limit the bath and avoid the neck area if needed.Thanks.
I'm a little concerned about my brand new pet I just adopted
Hi, my name is***** a little concerned about my brand new pet I just adopted yesterday at the animal shelter. They told me he has a cold, cough, and sneezing due to a cold. They could give me his prescription because they were already closing. He also has watery eyes and his third eyelids are protruding and very visible. I also noticed that his body movement, reaction, and reflexes are very slow. What would be your opinion and advise on the matter? Thank you. - Maira! 😢
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