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My cat is not eating, drinking, or pooping. She has gained weight over the last 3 or 4 weeks bit the eating, drinking, and pooping stopped a few days ago. She is also hiding and acts very scared of my husband and i

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about your cat?

She has been fixed. And I have given her a flee collar a couple months ago. She is flee free. She is about 1 to 2 years old.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Okay
Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago

can you tell me more about her situation?

what led up to this?

did you put a seresto flea collar on her?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
It was a hertz otc collar. It did bother her for an hour at first then she seemed fine. We have had her for a few months and the hiring and not eating just started a few days ago. Prior to that she was the ruler of the house. Playful, ate and drank normally, used the litter box regularly, slept with the husband and I. The day she started acting funny we rearranged some furniture and painted a room. That's the only change to our routine. I did find 2 hard dried balls of poo in the hallway that I believe to be hers. (I have another car in the house. But he seems to be using the box just fine)
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Hiding* not hiring. Sorry
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
this was all just overnight. One night she was in bed with us sleeping, the next day she is acting funny and scared of us.
Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago

Thank you for your quick reply. Take the collar off immediately. We have patients where the collar affected cats neurologically. Hartz products are NOT safe nd flea collars do not kill fleas unless they walk under it.

Only use a monthly like advantage,frontline r revolution.

After you remove collar, rub a dop of honey into her gums to raise her blood sugar.

Drain the water from a can of tuna into a dish......encourage her to lap it up for hydration and to replace electrolytes.

OFFER tuna, canned food or baby food with no onion.

She should recover Quickly

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Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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