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My cat is coughing and has a rattle on his lungs he coughs…

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Hi my cat is coughing and has a rattle on his lungs he coughs but no fur ball

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 your cat's name and age?

Kitty kat and is about 5 years old maybe a little less

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

Sorry name is ***** *****

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

He had an immune problem where his eyes were effected the second eyelids would not develope and calcify needed drops for it but i found fresh beef mince with lots of blood did a better job then eyedrops

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Dr. Paul Brazzell here

I would be happy to help you

I am one of the veterinarians authorized on this site to answer questions by text and/or phone

If you would like to just text then please ignore the phone call request from the site

No one smokes in the house?

Paul

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Anyone there?

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