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Oh he's older at 15 and has an increased appetite, weight loss and hair loss. It's been going on for a while.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the Veterinarian. What is the cat's name?

Fleas ?

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

I never mentioned fleas

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Scott Perry, Cat Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
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Hello. My name is***** and I am a veterinarian that can answer your question. You were speaking with an automated system before. I am a real person. I understand your cat has been losing weight, losing hair, and has an increased appetite. Can you also tell me if you are noticing an increase in urinating or drinking? I will be standing by.

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