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She is 21 and she was taken in yesterrday for her shots, and…

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She is 21 and...

She is 21 and she was taken in yesterrday for her shots, and was diagnosed with arthritis and they said she should be put down. i dont think so. she is happy, but is slowiing a bit. i am in assisted living. i dont her to suffer. i really dont think she is

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the cat?

She is 21 and has mild arthritis. having her nails cut yesterday helped a lot. the vet where she got her shots yesterday. thought she should be put down. she is content. does not seem in pain to me, I dont think it is time yet. please help me.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is the cat bleeding a lot?

None

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

Callie

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

She is asleep at my feet and purring now

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. I understand Callie has arthritis, but is otherwise, feeling content and doing well. Is Callie eating and drinking normally, urinating and defecating normally? Is she on any medications for pain?

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