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Second opinion] My cat has a dark discharge around eyes, nose, mouth, maybe blood, and coughing or choking. … read more
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My 9 day old kitten has a gurgling sound in his chest
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We have a five week old orphan kitten. she is bottlefed. I
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I feed a semi-wild cat who does allow me to pet her. She has
I feed a semi-wild cat who does allow me to pet her. She has a choke-like cough and retches when she starts to eat. She can no longer meow. I have given her potassio clavulnato and amoxicillina triidr… read more
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My 2 yr old kiki, seems to have maybe a hairball stuck in her
My 2 yr old kiki, seems to have maybe a hairball stuck in her system. She frequently sounds like she's choking, trying to cough something out of her throat or stomach. It is scarey, at times, seems as… read more
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My 9 year old female calico has been hacking the last few days.
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Our kitten is now just 7 mo. and can be very active or quietly
Our kitten is now just 7 mo. and can be very active or quietly content. But she doesn't meow loudly or very often, and does not purr. I can sometimes feel her "motor" within her chest, but does no aud… read more
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i have kitten that showed some of these signs of having the
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Our 14 year old cat has had a soft cough for several months
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My cat has recently displayed several behavioral changes, such as a change in her meow (sounds stupid, I know, but it's really obvious to me), she started sleeping on the floor instead of my bed, and … read more
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