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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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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 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
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the cat?
Customer: 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.
JA: Is the cat bleeding a lot?
Customer: none
JA: Phew. What is the cat's name?
Customer: callie
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Callie?
Customer: she is asleep at my feet and purring now
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Scott Perry replied 1 month ago.

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?