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We have a cat left when his owners moved. My neighbor feeds…

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We have a cat left when his owners moved. My neighbor feeds him & he is in my yard a lot & has let me make friends with him. tonight he has been lying tucked up against my house for hours & has not moved. I went out & petted him - he would normally get up but he hasn't moved. What shall I do?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. 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 Max & about 4 years old.

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Max?

I can't think of anything. He is always outside, sleeps on a rug in my garage. He usually moves when I come out. My concern is that he is not moving.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Gabby, Cat Veterinarian replied 8 months ago

Will he let you examine him? Can you bring him into the house or some place warm?

Check his gum color.

Try to stand him up and see if he can stand.

See if he will eat some food.

He may have been hit by a car or had some other kind of trauma. He could also be ill.

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