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Hes purring continuely lying down in and out of

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Hes purring continuely lying...

Hes purring continuely lying down in and out of consciousness

Veterinarian's Assistant: What sort of animal are we talking about?

Hes dizzy when we try stand him.all he want to do is laydown charlie is a cat mid age

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the cat. What is the cat's name and age?

We dont know how old he is but he is older than a kitten and ypunger than a oldcat

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the kitten's name?

Whats lethargy...his name is ***** ***** may have eatin a cane toad but we dont kno

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

Hes very weak

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Tee, I'm sorry to hear of this with Charlie. Regretfully, he's critically ill and needs the attention of his vet at your earliest convenience. His behavior suggests a profoundly anemic cat or a cat suffering from any number of metabolic disorders that have affected his central nervous system - brain, spinal cord. This isn't a patient that can be managed at home at this time. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish but time is of the essence.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
Hi Tee,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Charlie. How is everything going?

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