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My cat has not eaten and only a few sips of water in three

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My cat has not eaten and only a few sips of water in three days. He is 17 years old
JA: 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?
Customer: Shiloh
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Shiloh?
Customer: He is walking like an old person: very very slowly
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 months ago.

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

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

Are Shiloh's gums pink or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain? Sore anywhere else?

Can you take a breathing rate for me (just count his breaths for 10 seconds + multiply by 6)?

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