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My cat has some bad sinus issues and I took her into my vet

My cat has some bad sinus issues and I took her into my vet and had them do a culture and sensitivity... She has pseudomonas aeruginosa. It is only sensitive to 2 antibiotics, both injectable/IV....what would your course of action be? I will upload the results.

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Dr. John

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My 12 year old short-nose cat has been sneezing and has a

My 12 year old short-nose cat has been sneezing and has a runny nose (clear). This started Saturday night when she went in the laundry room and laid down on some dirty clothes. She had 2 or 3 sneezing fits that night and didn't sleep well. She is not sneezing as much, but her "clearing the baffles" as we call it has gone from 2 - 3 times a day to at least hourly if not more.She is in the early stages of kidney failure which is well managed with weekly SubQ fluids and Pepcid. She has a flea allergy which has caused some significant skin issues. Last week she licked two spots on one leg raw and was obviously not feeling herself. We went to the vet Thursday and she diagnosed eosinophilic plaque(?). She was given an injection of Convenia and a short-acting steroid (demo something??). We also switched her flea treatment to Revolution (was Advantage). We also have a cream to put on her two bad spots. She is normally a laid back kitty at the vet, but was very stressed out this trip.Good news is no scratching and the two spots are healing. However, Saturday night she went in the laundry room and curled up on some dirty laundry that was on top of the washer. After an hour or so she began to have a sneezing fit and that continued on and off through the night. She (we) didn't sleep well.She continues to sneeze and clear the baffles, and isn't quite as perky as normal. She is eating OK -- not quite as much as normal, but OK. I am hesitant to take her to the vet; our regular vet is out until Thursday so she'd see someone strange who doesn't know her story (dumped at a shelter when she was 11). I also know that stress can bring on illness in cats and I'm afraid another trip could push her over the edge.Our vet also sent us home with some amytriptilene(sp) to give her if the itching didn't stop and she continued to lick. Should I give her a 1/4 of a pill?I don't want to over medicate. I don't want to over stress. I do want her to get better.

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Candy

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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

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Dr. Kara

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My nine year old cat is sneezing, has watery eyes and seems

My nine year old cat is sneezing, has watery eyes and seems tired. He is eating, drinking and using the litter box normally. He gets too stressed to take to the vet. What should I do.

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Dr. Andy

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My 1.5 year old cat has been sneezing off and on but

Hello. My 1.5 year old cat has been sneezing off and on but vomiting almost once a day for about a week now. We just moved into a new apartment.

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Dr. Ellie

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I have a 2 yr old feral cat who has had runny nose,

I have a 2 yr old feral cat who has had runny nose, sneezing, now after about 2 weeks (we have been out of town :-() Breathing is congested. Is there anything I can do to help her?

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Dr. Gary

Emergency Veterinarian

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We have a litter of kittens that were abandoned by their

We have a litter of kittens that were abandoned by their mother at 2-3 days old. We bottle fed them and now they are 6 weeks old and weaned onto regular food. They have all done really well and are happy, healthy kittens. 'Olaf' has been the biggest and most robust of all the kittens. Yesterday, we noticed that he was not as playful as before. His eyes look a little 'dopey'. He still looks and acts normal for the most part, just sleeping more. He is eating and eliminating well. Should we be concerned? It's like he's not sick, but not like he was. Thank you!

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Dr. Ellie

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He has an URI... a lot of congestion in his head. We're

He has an URI... a lot of congestion in his head. We're having to syringe feed him, but everything we feed him, he throws up 10-15 mins later along with a lot of phlegm and what appears to be stomach bile.JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the cat eat anything unusual?Customer: noJA: OK. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the cat's name and age?Customer: Kili, he's 3JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Kili?Customer: This has been going on for 5 days, he is getting a daily dose of fluids through a Sub-Q IV-line

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Dr. Amanda

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My doesn't seem to be her spunky self ,I went on a small

My doesn't seem to be her spunky self ,I went on a small vacation and my father feed her while I was gone he said she won't eat.I'm back now and she eating but when shew Meow's no sound comes out....???/she a very talketive cat and has not been talking.also her eyes have a very small amount of mucus or something that's normilly not there.?she is cleaning herself,,,im justt worred amou nt the no sound meowing

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Dr. Karing

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