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Today my cat seems to have no appetite and she seems scared

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Today my cat seems to have no appetite and she seems scared of something, tried picking her up and she got defensive
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Shes about 8 months and her name is Patch
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Patch?
Customer: Shes been fine since day one, eating always being playful following us around
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 5 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How long has she been showing signs?

Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Any sores, swelling or discomfort with her mouth?

Will she drink?

Are her gums pink or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could she have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?