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My cat swallowed a Lyrica capsule, Mikey, age 10, Mikey, He…

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My cat swallowed a...

My cat swallowed a Lyrica capsule

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if your cat will be able to digest that. What is the cat's name and age?

Mikey, age 10

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the cat's name?

Mikey

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your cat?

He is normally in good health

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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What milligrams was it?

What does Mikey weigh?

How long ago did he get this?

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