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He keeps coughing like something is stuck inside his throat.
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Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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It's seems like he has a hairball stuck in his throat or
It's seems like he has a hairball stuck in his throat or possibly swallowed something. He is docile (usually jumping off the walls) and it persistently swallowing. I hear a little wheeze in his purrs.… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Hello! He is a 5 year old male. For the past couple of days
Hello! He is a 5 year old male. For the past couple of days he had difficulty swallowing, than something what looks like coughing, gagging.... and finally vomiting (most of the time food, but yesterda… read more
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Dr. John
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My cat has a piece of grass stuck in s throat which is
My cat has a piece of grass stuck in his throat which is causing him distress … read more
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Doc Sara
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat who is about 4 or 5 years old is having a hacking
My cat who is about 4 or 5 years old is having a hacking heaving kind of noise coming from her mouth. She also does a gagging motion. This has been going on for about 5 hours. It's every few minutes s… read more
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My name is ***** *****. My cat is 8 years old, part Persian.
Customer: My name is ***** *****. My cat is 8 years old, part Persian. He has started to make loud swallowing noises when purring, and has been very lethargic. The vet treated him for Conjunctivitis l… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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My 13 year old cat looked like she had furballs, coughing and
My 13 year old cat looked like she had furballs, coughing and attempting to throw up. I took her to the vet, they did xrays and found she had nothing in her stomach or throat that would cause this. Th… read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
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Doctoral Degree
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My 14 year old male orange tabby first lost his voice about
My 14 year old male orange tabby first lost his voice about two months ago and we took him to the vet and there was nothing found. Blood tests were done, throat examined. Liver enzymes were a bit elev… read more
Dr Z
Dr Z
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has so much thick clear mucus or saliva in his throat
My cat has so much thick clear mucus or saliva in his throat that he can't swallow and is having extreme difficulty eating and drinking. Can anything be done? He has been tested positive for FIV two y… read more
DrChristelle
DrChristelle
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My 7 month old persian cat was diagnosed with anemia, also
My 7 month old persian cat was diagnosed with anemia, also waiting to see if it could be a blood parasite. He swallows weird now like he has a sore throat. What could this be?… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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hello- I have a 7yr old grey tabby. Since Thursday afternoon,
hello- I have a 7yr old grey tabby. Since Thursday afternoon, she has been extending her neck like swallowing hurts for her. She is very sluggish and has a weak, muttled meow. I noticed she is eating … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
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My 7 yr. old male cat is in some sort of distress.... This
My 7 yr. old male cat is in some sort of distress.... This AM, I noticed him stretching his neck out and and making a noise that's a cross between a gag and soft cough for a few seconds with no vomiti… read more
Dr. Joey
Dr. Joey
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I have two cats, the one cat vomits up white foam about once
I have two cats, the one cat vomits up white foam about once every two weeks (she is indoor). My indoor/outdoor cat just vomited up this same kind of...foam. I wouldn't know if he does it more regular… read more
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cat: cough, but it looks like muscle spasms as she breathes..seizure
Hello, I have a female cat approximately 3 years old. She seems to have a cough, but it looks like muscle spasms as she breathes in and out very quickly as if having a seizure. These happen sporadical… read more
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CriticalCareVet
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, My 14 month old neutered Himalayan cat was enjoying
Hi, My 14 month old neutered Himalayan cat was enjoying a good "pet and purr" session when he started coughing. His coughing fit lasted about 8-10 seconds and had 2-3 coughing spells in a 1 minute per… read more
Steve O.
Steve O.
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Doctoral Degree
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my cat is constantly swallowing and his ear sounds like its
my cat is constantly swallowing and his ear sounds like it's hiccuping every time...whats wrong with him??… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, My name is Staci Danko and I have a 9 year old blue
Hello, My name isXXXXX and I have a 9 year old blue persain. I spoke with my vet today about my cat....I am still worried. Here is the info. I switched litter about a month ago, when I did, he got the… read more
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Dr. Oz
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My cat had radioactive I131 treatment for hyperthyroid issues
My cat had radioactive I131 treatment for hyperthyroid issues about 6 weeks ago and has been doing very well, gaining 2 pounds since treatment - until the last few days. He had blood work about a week… read more
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