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My cat is not eating or drinking. He just ate some grass we

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My cat is not eating or drinking. He just ate some grass we brought from pet store and went to sleep. He is normally active cat.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Another cat we have just threw up after eating grass but looks normal in activity.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian. I am currently not set up to make a live call. But, I am happy to answer your question on this thread. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Any pre existing medical conditions?

2- Any other symptoms besides being lethargic?

3- Is he eating and drinking?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1 no pre existing.
2 -3not eating or drinking. Just about 1 hr ago he ate some grass we bought at petco and came to living room and laid down. This has been all day today and possibly last night. He normally does his cat walk in our bed at 5am and he did not do it today.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you Dr. Peter.
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

1- Can you take a look at his gums and see if they are pink or pale?

2- Can you his rectal temperature?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Pinkish. Do I use a normal thermometer?
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 1 year ago.

Friend, I see you have requested a live call. I am sorry I am not able to do a phone call at this moment. I will opt out so another expert can help you.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No that is fine. Cancel call.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It popped up Dr. The request but this is fine.