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Kelly Hill, Cat Veterinarian
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Experience:  full time veterinarian at Tender Touch Veterinary Hospital
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Found cat. Weak, no appetite, very him but huge belly. What

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Found cat. Weak, no appetite, very him but huge belly. What does that mean
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: No idea. Found him. Not a kitten but not old
JA: What is the cat's name?
Customer: again, just found him
JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about the kitten?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Feels like his/her belly is full of fluid
Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 8 months ago.

Hi this is Dr. Hill. Unfortunately, what you are describing sounds like Feline Infectious Peritonitis, which is an incurable disease. The other possibilities are peritonitis (inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity) secondary to a perforation of the bowel (typically a foreign body) or cancer in the abdominal cavity. The only way to know is to take him to a veterinarian. If he is suffering, then humane euthanasia may be the best choice. Kind of you to take him in. Please post any follow up questions. You can post on this thread for a couple of days, even after rating my response. Take care.

Expert:  Kelly Hill replied 8 months ago.

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Kelly Hill