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Cat sleeps alot drinks lots of water and balance is slightly…

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Cat sleeps alot...

Cat sleeps alot drinks lots of water and balance is slightly off

Veterinarian's Assistant: 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?

His name is ***** ***** he is 13

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

Nothing except he was updated on this shots about three weeks ago

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Sara, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago
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Hello this is Dr. Sara. This is very concerning. Is this something that has come on suddenly since his yearly exam, or something that has been progressing over a period of time? I would say the biggest reasons would be Kidney disease with possible infection, Diabetes and potentially thyroid disease.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
then i think it likely i should call our vet for an appt?
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Sara, Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

Yes, he will probably need some blood work and urinalysis done.

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