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She has a very thick mucus/drool coming from her mouth and

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has stopped eating. She...
She has a very thick mucus/drool coming from her mouth and has stopped eating. She is 16 years old
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know what to do with the drooling. What is the cat's name?
Customer: Star
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Star?
Customer: No. They are going to do an ultrasound and look down her throat tomorrow. If necessary xrays too. What are the possible things that could be the cause of this?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Katie Volat, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago
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Hello,

This is Dr. KV. I am here to help with Star. I am happy to hear you are taking her to the vet tomorrow, but very sorry to hear that she is not doing well. There are several things that could be going on...an infected tooth, general dental disease, or possibly a mass or tumor in her mouth or throat. Sometimes, older cats will have metabolic diseases that can cause nausea, drooling, and decreased appetite.

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Cat Veterinarian: Katie Volat, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

Please feel free to reach out if I can assist you further. Good luck tomorrow with the oral exam.

With appreciation,

Dr. KV

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
She had tongue cancer. We had to put her down.
Cat Veterinarian: Katie Volat, Cat Veterinarian replied 1 year ago

I'm so sorry to hear that! My thoughts are with you at this sad time. Rest in peace Star.

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