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I was away for 2 weeks and my cat did not eat well, maybe…

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Second opinion] Hi....I was...

Second opinion] Hi....I was away for 2 weeks and my cat did not eat well, maybe due to a new cat being introduced to the house, during that time. New cat defers to older cat. But now i am home 3 days and older cat still not eating; no signs anything else wrong.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the cat's name?

Miss Savannah (

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your cat?

Was about 10 lbs (same as new one...new from Halloween), and vet checked month ago to be very healthy......10-14 years old

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

I reviewed your conversation with my excellent colleague Rebecca and concur with her opinion that your cat's vet will want to perform a thorough physical exam including fasted diagnostics in the form of blood and urine tests. While there's rarely just one thing going on in cat of Miss Savannah's age, degenerative conditions such as chronic renal or hepatic insufficiency; and neoplasia are important considerations. The stress of dealing with a new cat in her territory may well be contributory which will become a more important consideration if Miss Savannah's diagnostics reveal nothing untoward. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you for your advice My local vet is now in charge.
Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 4 months ago

You're quite welcome.

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