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S********** I have a 3.5 yrs old female cat which I adopted

Hi Dr. Andy. My name is*************** JA: What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: I have a 3.5 yrs old female cat which I adopted when she was 5 months old Port Washington Animal Shelter. She's spayed and received the vaccination in the center (the 3 Aids included). She got sick sneezed a lot, lost appetite, had fever 103. I brought her yesterday to the Animal Clinick on Horace Harding and 183 st Fresh Meadows, the vet did Xray, and gave her a shot for the fever and prescribed her twice a day Clavamox. She is still no better.. still sneezing, fishi eyes, not eating and sleeping, I am really concerned, she is very dear to me.. What would you advise me to do? Thank you. JA: OK. I'm sorry to hear that. It could be an infection. The Veterinarian will know what to do. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Clinick? Customer: I am not sure...it waqs the first time since I adopted her that I took her to the vet except after the adoption several times to the Shelter..

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Dr. Kara

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14 year-old cat has been sneezing a lot with viscous

14 year-old cat has been sneezing a lot with viscous discharge. He doesn't seem to be as interested in food. He hasn't lost weight but sleeps all the timeJA: 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?Customer: MerckJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Merck?Customer: He has had yearly checkups with our vet in Indiana before we moved to NJ but, otherwise, seems in good health.

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Dr. Dan

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I recently adopted a kitten from a local pet shelter. She

Hi. I recently adopted a kitten from a local pet shelter. She was very congested with eye and nose drainage when I adopted her. I brought her to my vet 2 days later and got her on some meds for an upper respiratory infection. I was given Clavamox, but was not told it needed to be refrigerated. I have been giving it to her twice a day for the last five days without refrigeration. Is it even effective? Can it be making her sicker? Should I refrigerate now and continue or discontinue use and try to get a new prescription on Monday? I am very concerned because she does not seem to be getting any better.Best - Aimee

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Rebecca

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He is not eating or drinking he is lethargic. he is not

he is not eating or drinking he is lethargic. he is not talking he usually meows alot like talking and he looks very tiredJA: 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: lucius and he is a little over one yearJA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about lucius?Customer: he has asthma at times he was given a steroid about 7 months ago and he hasn't had a prob since

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Dr. Deb

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Will half a milliliter .5 milliliter of equate children's

will half a milliliter .5 milliliter of equate children's cough liquid harm a 4lb kitten..she stated drilling for about 5 minutes then stopped and seems okay just want to be sure she even ate a little bit of cat food

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Dr. Kara

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She started last night with nose bleed on one side of

she started last night with nose bleed on one side of nostril sneezingJA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?Customer: didn't do it any more today until she started again few minutes agoJA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the cat?Customer: housecat does not go outside

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Dr. Gabby

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She is drooling a little bit and when she yawns, she gags a

She is drooling a little bit and when she yawns, she gags a little bitJA: I'm sorry to hear that. Cats have coughing problems all the time but it is worrying. The Veterinarian will know what you should do. What is the cat's name and age?Customer: Milo and she is 9JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Milo?Customer: She has been sneezing and her left ear is itching

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Dr. Ann M.

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My outside cat has diarrhea but she eats a lot more than

my outside cat has diarrhea but she eats a lot more than normal. we have had a lot of smoke here due to wildfires but have not for 2 days. her inside lids on her eyes have also been partially closed at times. she seems otherwise fine & normally active. could she have worms?

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Dr. Kara

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I just noticed my six month old kittens eyes started to turn

Kim. I just noticed my six month old kittens eyes started to turn outwards sometimes Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: she is healthy eats properly and very active and seems to have great vision. I'm hoping it is just cosmetic

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