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My cat is not eating or drinking.She is very lethargic.

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My cat is not...

My cat is not eating or drinking.She is very lethargic. Usually pretty active.

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 your cat. What is the cat's name and age?

Callie.She is 13 yrs. old

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

This all started yesterday and she hasn't had anything to eat or drink since. I'm afraid she will get dehydrated. What should I do?

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Any retching, gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?

Any chance to her breathing?

Are her gums pink or white/pale? Moist or sticky?

If you press on her belly, any tensing, tenderness, discomfort, or pain?

Could she have eaten anything harmful (ie bones, toys, plants, chemicals, human meds, etc)?

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