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Wheezing, puss from nose...

Wheezing, puss from nose. Vet prescribed steroids - something similar to prednisone. Worked OK for a while, cat was overeating due to steroids. Now the cat has not eaten in two days (drinks water OK). Since I mixed the pill in her food, she has not taken the steroid in the same amount of time. Vet thinks that there may be a polyp in one nostril. The cat is too old for surgery.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the cat will be able to digest that. What is the cat's name?

Mishy

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

She is 19 years old! Also taking Chondroitin.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Hello. My name is***** and I am a veterinarian that can answer your question. I understand Mishy is not eating well, wheezing, and has discharge coming from the nose. It sounds like the discharge and nasal congestion is occurring from one nostril. Is that a correct summary of the situation?

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