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She is 17.5. She suddenly stopped eating and I see diarrhea…

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She is 17.5....

She is 17.5. She suddenly stopped eating and I see diarrhea in her litter box.

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

Sophie. I gave her some Flagyl. She was perfectly fine with a good appetite until tonight.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Sophie?

I visited a cattery two nights ago and it was horrible. I suspected the cats and kittens were sick. I washed my hands and changed my clothes immediately. Could I have transmitted something to her? Also, we just lost my other cat two weeks ago. She was chronically ill with deteriorating kidneys and then had tumor on her liver.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 7 months ago

When did Sophie last have bloodwork performed?

Have there been any changes to the diet? New food, including a change of flavors or protein source within the same brand? New treats? Milk? Bones? Has any human food been fed? Torn up toys or trash? Stressful changes to the environment?

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