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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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A week my cat has been making weird coughing noise,

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For about a week my cat has been making weird coughing noise, almost like something is in her throat. The vet did some sort of X-ray and said her stomach was empty. What could be wrong? She is outside a lot also. At first she wasn't eating but now she eats and acts like she feels fine other than when she makes that hacking sound.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 years ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.
Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner. If you would still like assistance, can you tell me:
Did her appetite return once they started the steroids?
Can you describe what was weird about it?
Alternatively, could you video/post an example of her cough?
Did the vet say her chest was clear?
Did the vet scope her throat? Or check her throat and behind her palate for anything (ie grass, seeds, bones) stuck?