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Cat is coughing, gagging like, not eating, not purring

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Cats have coughing problems all the time but it is worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the cat's name and age?

Cat is coughing, sort of like hacking, not eating, not even purring

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

Just spent 10 days at vers because we were gone & he needs insulin twice a day

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the cat's name?

Winston

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Kelly Jones, Cat Veterinarian replied 6 months ago
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Hi, my name is***** Winston having any squinting of his eyes, runny nose or any discharge from the eyes and nose?

If so, I would be worried about an upper respiratory infection like a kitty cold. If not, then another thing to consider is feline asthma. It is similar to human asthma and kitties typically cough and can even have trouble breathing at times.

However, since he is a diabetic, I always worry about their glucose regulation and they can stop eating if their glucose is not being regulated properly. Either way, the best advice would be to take a video of what you are seeing at home and bring that to the veterinarian for an appointment.

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While I appreciate the vet getting back to me when I realized it was a subscription I tried to cancel as I do not want to subscribe
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I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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