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can a cat with asthma...
can a cat with asthma take albuterol pump mist puff?weight around 6-9 # XXXXX so would one puff of a adult mist be enough   how much is safe to adm. w/o harmful side effects?
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Cat Vet: ERAnimalNurse, Emergency Critical Care Nurse replied 8 years ago
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Hello,

 

I am sorry your kitty is having trouble.

 

When you say heaving, do you mean vomiting or do you mean coughing/wheezing?

 

Has your kitty been diagnosed by a vet as having asthma?

 

Is he having trouble breathing?

 

What color are his gums?

 

Does he have a known heart condition or any medical problems?

 

Did a vet prescribe the dex and depomedrol for this cat and this symptom?

 

Has he seen a vet yet?

 

Let me know and i will try to help....

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
yes it is asthma i also have horses and probably used improper terminology
he has been seen in the past and similar methods as described have been used i just wanted an alternative to the shots and wondered if it would be effective?
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