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Cat stayed away from home overnight with very low

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Cat stayed away from home overnight with very low temperatures. Found her the next day but is very lethargic. What is the best course of care? Thanks.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. It could be an infection. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Emily. 9.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Emily?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for using Just Answer. My name is Rebecca; I am a veterinarian. Please give me a moment to type my answer.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 months ago.

I am sorry to hear about Emily being out in the cold all night. If you check her gums, are they pink in color, or pale? Can you take her temperature with a thermometer?

If her temp is below 100, she may need to be warmed up: get her to drink warm liquids such as broth, see if she will lie on a heating pad on low or medium (not high) setting.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 months ago.

I have not heard back from you; I hope you were able to see my response. How is Emily doing?

Expert:  Rebecca replied 8 months ago.

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