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Cat breathing hard 22 respirations a mimute does not eat but

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cat breathing hard 22 respirations a mimute does not eat but hangs head over water bowl for hours then goes under the bed is obvious distress
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Joey replied 2 years ago.
Hello I am Dr. Joey. Thanks for trusting me to help you and your pet today. I am a licensed veterinarian with over 15 years of experience. I look forward to working with you.If you could please answer a few questions, it will help me provide you with a better answer.1)How long has your cat had these signs? And do you feel they are worsening or improving?2)Any true coughing or open mouth breathing? What is her gum color (pink, white, purple/gray/ash, yellow)?3)Does she have any known medical problems such as a heart murmur, feline asthma or hyperthyroidism?4) Is she eating?Thank you for taking time to answer my questions.