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I have a 6 year old female cat who is very itchy, usually
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are you a real vet? I didn't know this chat thing existed. … read more
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My cat was diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease, and
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My cat's back leg/legs have been wobbly since yesterday.
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Hello. I wrote to you some time ago about my cat, Chili, and
Hello. I wrote to you some time ago about my cat, Chili, and now have another related question. I have been giving her Prednisolone (5 mg) once a day for over a year now. She has been doing fairly wel… read more
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I have a 16 year old Somali who has fall allergies, she gets scabs all over and is itchy.
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My sweet 14 yr old male cat recently began chemotherapy and
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Dear Dr Joey I contacted you about 2 weeks ago regarding
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I have a cat with a hernia she seems to be constipated and
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What is the typical twice-a-day dosage of Prednisone for a
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I accidentally gave my 11-lb cat double the required dosage
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My cat has chronic renal failure and his uremic ulcers have
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My cat has lung cancer and has been prescribed prednisolone
My cat has lung cancer and has been prescribed prednisolone as a bronchodialator (he also suffers from occasional asthma attacks). I got the prescription from a regular pharmacy, not the vet hospital,… read more
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