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I think she's dying but i don't know if its that or a virus.

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Okay i think she's dying but i don't know if its that or a virus

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infections the cat can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the cat?

Okay she is not breathing well her breathing is in pauses, and its out of her mouth. Her nose is dry and she is no longer eating. I started to give her wet food and she started to eat that. She is very skinny now and

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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she has also gone blind. I am not sure how, but it is both eyes now. She had one seizure in the past but after that she has gotten progressively worse.
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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

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on your cat, please? How old is she?

I agree that she's critically ill but not necessarily dying. Viral infections (feline leukemia, feline immunodeficiency, feline infectious peritonitis) are considerations in such a patient but there are many possible causes of dyspnea (difficult breathing), cachexia (wasting), and blindness. To understand better if she can be helped, her vet will want to perform a thorough physical exam including diagnostics in the form of blood and urine tests +/- imaging in the form of chest X-rays and abdominal ultrasound, and blood pressure assessment.

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

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

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