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My havana will be seventeen in a couple of months. All his

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my havana brown will be seventeen in a couple of months. All his teeth have been removed due to dental disease so he eats soft food. he,s eatind every 2 hours yet he gains no weight. he,s lost alot of muscle mass due to his age. why does he need to eat every 2 hours?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Ellen, can you tell me the last time that he had blood work performed? Specifically, do you know if his thyroid was tested at that time? Do you have a copy of that blood work?

Are you seeing weight loss or just maintenance despite eating so much?

Is he drinking more water?

Any vomiting or vocalizing at random times?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
he had blood work 8 months ago. his thyroid is normal. no weight loss. just maintenance. no vomiting or vocalizing. Because havana browns are so rare, there not over bred and they never have health issues other than gum disease which has been dealt with once a year. I love him very mucxh and just want to know if he is going to check out soon.
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for your reply, Ellen. Can you tell me when he started eating every 2 hours?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Still waitingfor answer about my Havana Brown
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 1 year ago.

Ellen, were you able to see the question above on when he began eating every 2 hours? I'm trying to get a timeline together on how long this has been happening.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I already answered that question and now would like my money back since i still havn,t gotten an answer and now 3 days have passed. Please just give me my money back. Very quick to take my money, yet after 3 days i havn,t recieved anything but questions.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
he's been eating like this for about a year and has increased his diet for more food 2 months ago.