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We have a brother and sister pair of cats, the male is large
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DrChristineM
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18 months ago, cat began having diarrhea. I took the cat to
18 months ago, cat began having diarrhea. I took the cat to the vet and he did blood work, it gave no unusual result. She was given meds to eliminate any worms or parasites. The situation continued. T… read more
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I have an older cat (probably 16 yrs...found as a stray 12
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My cat has lost weight in the last few months. She doesn't eat like she used to. She just seems so listless. She'll eat a few dry snacks at a time. She won't even touch wet food at all like she did. S… read more
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My cat Louie is 12 years old and has been pretty healthy all
My cat Louie is 12 years old and has been pretty healthy all these years. For quite some time, he has been losing weight, although he eats what seems like a lot of food. He is also losing fur. I can f… read more
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