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Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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I have a cat with a Ng feeding tube that is throwing up and

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I have a cat with a Ng feeding tube that is throwing up and is having labored breathing. I am scared to restart the cri of his feeding tube after her vomited
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the cat eat anything unusual?
Customer: He has hepatic encephalopathy. And I have him at my home. I am a new Cvt. He is on fluids at 4ml/hr
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the cat?
Customer: I gave him 0.4 of buprenex orally 20 minutes ago
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 13 days 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 13 days ago.

I am very sorry to see that no one has reached out to you before now. Can you give me an updated on your companion? Has the vomiting resolved? Is the breathing labored? Is he under treatment at a clinic at which you're employed?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
He passed last night at 4 am
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 13 days ago.

I am so sorry to hear.