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She just recently started hissing at my wife who feeds and…

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She just recently started...

She just recently started hissing at my wife who feeds and cares for her

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the cat?

The cat has started to hiss ant my wife

Veterinarian's Assistant: Where does the cat seem to hurt?

She doesnt appear to hurt

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. No obvious pain. What is the cat's name and age?

Misty, 4 years old

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

She is an indoor cat

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Sara, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Hi, this is Dr. Sara. Cat's are definitely perplexing. It is possible that Misty associates your wife with anything new in the house including a routine. How long have you had Misty? Are there other cats in the house or any outdoor ferals that you feed? Any new foods, treats, furniture, people,and has there been a change in routine in the house? Cats are overly sensitive to change.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Sara, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

I restart seeing appointments at 2, so I will check back after 4 to see if we can continue the conversation.

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