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Several months ago, we lost our 13yr old tabby, and at that…

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Several months ago, we...

Several months ago, we lost our 13yr old gray tabby, and at that time we noticed our 12 yr old orange tabby not eating and rapidly losing weight. At the time, we figured it was grief, but we started him on wet food in case it was a problem with his teeth and for a while he got much better, regained his weight etc.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the tabby's name?

This last week, he has been spending time with all our family members, even ones he never came to before, and for the last two days he has not been eating or drinking and he is trying to hide from all of us. As long time cat folks, we have seen this behaviour before in cats who are getting ready to die. We are very sad, but wonder if we should just let him say goodbye the way he wants, or try to get him better. His name is*****: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.

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Veterinarian's Assistant: Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Oscar?

He has been vomiting white foam, and it seems to be very hard on his body when he does

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 11 months ago

Has Oscar had any diagnostic bloodwork performed by your vet? If so, when? Do you have a copy to share?

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