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One of my cats (she has a heart murrmer) (spelling?) is

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One of my cats...

One of my cats (she has a heart murrmer) (spelling?) is coughing. What makes cough and how can I help her?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Cats have coughing problems all the time but it is worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the cat's name and age?

Kissy is her name and was a rescue May be about 10 years.

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

The last time I took to the vet he told me she had a heart murmer (sorry spelling.

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Hi there and thank you for your question. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed, internship-trained veterinarian with 11 years experience in general medicine and emergency and critical care medicine and I would be happy to assist you. Please be patient as there may be slight delays in responses as I research your pet's issue and as I am typing out a response.

Did the vet mention what grade the heart murmur was (1-6)? Is your cat having any trouble breathing (faster breathing rate, breathing harder when you look at her)? Any sneezing? How long has she been coughing?

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