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My cat is coughing not persistently, just every now and then
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Dr., my cat is gasping and that sounds dry, but when he coughs it s
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I just noticed today that my kitty is not meowing. She is squeaking,
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My cat has a cough. It is different than a hair ball cough.
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Hello! My cat had a cough in January, he then lost his meow.
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cat: drinks water..distress him, we have looked..he eats he coughs
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I have a 10 year old exotic cat (shorthaired persian) and over
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my cat coughs for a few mins every time he wakes up..why do
my cat coughs for a few mins every time he wakes up..why do you think that is? it obviously bothers him… read more
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