Cat Veterinary

Have Cat Questions? Ask a Cat Vet Online.

Ask a Cat Veterinarian,
Get an Answer ASAP!

This answer was rated:

She is lethargic and his eye are not focused and clear. and…

She is lethargic and...

She is lethargic and his eye are not focused and clear

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?

Kevin and he is 2 momths

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

He is eating and defecating normal

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Cat Veterinary Question
Answered in 38 minutes by:
3/13/2018
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
Category: Cat Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 11,258
Experience: 15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue
Verified

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Ask Your Own Cat Veterinary Question

Is Kevin male or female?

Can you share pictures of what you're seeing?

Are you seeing any vomiting?

Any loose stools?

Any sneezing, eye discharge or nasal discharge?

Ask Your Own Cat Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No discharge or vomiting; he is a male, he is only very lethargic and I his eyes are showing a partial white. No lose stools, he is normally very active and playful

Can you share pictures of what you're seeing?

Ask Your Own Cat Veterinary Question

It looks like your companion is feeling pretty puny today. We typically see the third eyelids being extended upwards when a cat is ill.

Any sneezing, eye discharge or nasal discharge?

Has Kevin been testing for feline leukemia or feline aids yet?

Is he experiencing any coughing or abdominal swelling?

When did he last eat?

Ask Your Own Cat Veterinary Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No sneezing or any discharge, he has not been tested for anything, I don t see any swelling he eat this morning

Since he's still eating and drinking well, there's really nothing for you to treat at home right now. I do, however, think having an examination and diagnostics would be wise. Although Kevin is young, this is typically the age we commonly see ailments take hold and since he has not been tested for feline leukemia or feline aids, we have to expect there is potential that either could be making him feel under the weather. There are also a myriad of other conditions which might be to blame such as upper respiratory disorders, panleukopenia, feline infectious peritonitis, etc. Bloodwork may be the most useful diagnostic in determining what is causing him to feel unwell.

If you choose to wait and watch from home, keep close tabs on his eating and drinking as these are the most likely to change since he's feeling poorly. You can add KMR to his diet to keep his hydration and caloric intake up. You can also use pureed baby food in chicken, turkey and similar flavors. Avoid those that contain onion or garlic in the ingredient panel.

If you need help finding a vet, even just to have on hand for the future, let me know. I'll need your city and state.

I hope this information has been helpful. I will be standing by if you have other questions. Let me know if I can help further. Also, before signing off today, please take the time to use the star rating system at the top of the page to leave a rating for me (bottom of the page if using the app). A 5-star rating is appreciated as top notch answers are my focus. If you feel you have received anything less, please reply so that I may help until you’ve received the assistance you need. Until you issue a rating, the website will not compensate me for helping you. You will still be able to chat with me even after issuing a rating at no further charge on this thread.

I will also check in with you over the next few days to be sure you don’t need any additional assistance. If you would like to request me in the future for pet-related questions, you can do so by accessing this page: http://www.justanswer.com/pet/expert-pitrottmommy/?rpt=3800

Ask Your Own Cat Veterinary Question

Checking in. How is your companion doing today?

PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
Category: Cat Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 11,258
Experience: 15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue
Verified
PitRottMommy and 87 other Cat Veterinary Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
He is better thank you
Was this answer helpful?
Ask PitRottMommy Your Own Question
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse
Category: Cat Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 11,258
11,258 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 15 yrs experience in vet med, 8 in emergency med. Founder of a non-profit animal rescue

PitRottMommy is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Gary

Dr. Gary

Cat Veterinarian

3,928 satisfied customers

DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)

Dr. Andy

Dr. Andy

Medical Director

4,753 satisfied customers

UC Davis graduate, Interests: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Pain Management

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

4,473 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. Scott

Dr. Scott

Veterinarian

3,998 satisfied customers

15 years of small animal, equine and pocket pet experience in medicine and surgery.

Rebecca

Rebecca

Cat Veterinarian

3,557 satisfied customers

More than 30 years of companion animal practice.

Dr. Drew

Dr. Drew

Cat Veterinarian

3,072 satisfied customers

Small Animal Medicine and Surgery

Dr. Deb

Dr. Deb

Cat Veterinarian

2,883 satisfied customers

I have been a practicing veterinarian for over 30 years.

< Previous | Next >

Related Cat Veterinary Questions
My cat has herpes virus. Recently she has had sneezing,
My cat has herpes virus. Recently she has had sneezing , mild. I took her to vet. She said sneezing related to either allergies or herpes outbreak. She also mentioned noticing gingivitis. She prescrib… read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
915 satisfied customers
My cat just sneezed up something somewhat concerning. I'm
My cat just sneezed up something somewhat concerning. I'm wondering if his trip to the vet can wait until tomorrow. … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
709 satisfied customers
My cat has periods of excessive sneezing. Sometimes they are
My cat has periods of excessive sneezing. Sometimes they are dry, sometimes with discharge and on occasion with blood. I have taken him to the vet 3 times. They want me to take him for tests that cost… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2,215 satisfied customers
My cats sneezes and occasionally there is a very small
My cats sneezes and occasionally there is a very small amount of discharge is thi something to be worried about? … read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,883 satisfied customers
She is sneezing and her eyes are running. Dolly is
She is always in the house but has snuck out into the garage where it is cold.… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,557 satisfied customers
He started sneezing a lot yesterday. what could be the
he started sneezing a lot yesterday. what could be the cause? … read more
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
4,753 satisfied customers
Occasional sneezing and just started heavy nasal discharge,
Occasional sneezing and just started heavy nasal discharge, brown in color … read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
342 satisfied customers
I have a kitten about 5 months now and he sneezes. Not much
Hi, I have a kitten about 5 months now and he sneezes. Not much maybe 2-3 times a day but every day. Cute but question why. Then a clue this morning after going to litter he must of sneezed 20 times. … read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
709 satisfied customers
I. Cat-cold-cough-sneezing. Coughing-sneezing----cat.
i JA: What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: cat-cold-cough-sneezing JA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct? Customer: yes JA: I'll do all I can t… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,398 satisfied customers
My cat sneezes any time she tries new dry food? I thought at
My cat sneezes any time she tries new dry food? I thought at first she was allergic until I recently have been weaning her to a new dry food and she did the same thing sneeze after eating it. Could it… read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
Veterinary Nurse
11,258 satisfied customers
She's sneezing a d vo miting food. And vomiting* She's a
She's sneezing a d vo miting food JA: I'll do all I can to help. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the cat eat anything unusual? Customer: And vomiting* JA: What is the cat's name and age? Customer… read more
Dr. Schmidt
Dr. Schmidt
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
915 satisfied customers
My Cockatiel Snuggles is sneezing and noteating his favorite
my Cockatiel Snuggles is sneezing and noteating his favorite food … read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
2 satisfied customers
Runny eye sneezing and don't want to be touched. Athena is
runny eye sneezing and don't want to be touched JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the cat's name and age? Customer: athena is her name and she is about 2 years old JA: How old is Athena? Customer… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,398 satisfied customers
Sneezing, some times a little blood in sneeze, drinking lots
Sneezing, some times a little blood in sneeze, drinking lots of water, lethargic, eating well, loss of weight … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,398 satisfied customers
One eye swollen and sneezing, other cat sneezing discharge
one eye swollen and sneezing, other cat sneezing discharge to one eye … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
3 satisfied customers
My cat is sneezing...many sneezes in a row..it goes away for
My cat is sneezing...many sneezes in a row..it goes away for a few hours then comes back again … read more
Pet Doc
Pet Doc
Senior Small Animal Veterinarian
BVSc
2,782 satisfied customers
Cat has always sneezed (not terribly frequently) and sneezes
Cat has always sneezed (not terribly frequently) and sneezes snot but doesn't seem to be distressed unless just used to it. Have had to clean walls often to remove snot from walls. However, it it ongo… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
2 satisfied customers
Cat sneezing fits. 2 explosive repetitive sneezing
Cat sneezing fits. 2 explosive repetitive sneezing fits.rubbing his nose. Licking his nose. Seems fine now. Purring.… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
Doctoral Degree
709 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x