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I was my cat around the ears a lot and when he got up he…

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I was petting my...

I was petting my cat around the ears a lot and when he got up he like lost all balance im super worried hes never done this

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. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your cat?

No how can this stop i feel terrible

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Can you tell me how old your cat is and his name?

Is he still unable to ambulate?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
He is 4.
his name is Benjamin
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Is he indoor only ?

Is he up to date on vaccines?

Any chance he got into something he was not supposed to?

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Can you also tell me if his pupils are equal and reactive if you shine your cell phone flashlight in his eyes?

Is his breathing normal from what you can tell?

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

The answers to these questions will help me decide if he needs to be taken into a veterinarian now or if we can give it some time.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Meghan Denney, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

Hello are you there?

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