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My cat hasn't eaten in two days. Samson. About 8 or 9 years…

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HI! My cat hasn't...

HI! My cat hasn't eaten in two days

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. The Expert will know if your cat will be able to digest that. What is the cat's name?

Samson. About 8 or 9 years old.

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

At first i thought it was anxiety because I have been busy and away for a few days. Only coming home to feed and take care of his litter box.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I am sorry you are concerned about Samson not eating.

Cats tend to be secretive about not feeling good, or being in pain; they try to hide it. If a cat stops eating, that is one way they tell us they are sick or something is wrong.

This is probably not anxiety. The best thing would be to have him examined by a veterinarian to find out what is wrong.

If you lift his lip, are his gums pink or pale?

Can you take his temperature with a rectal thermometer?

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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

How is Samson doing?

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