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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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Gabby is 5 years old and all of a sudden she started staying

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Gabby is 5 years old and all of a sudden she started staying under the couch. I brought her to vet but blood work all checked out. The few times she got enough food she would be very close to her old self but the next day she'd be under the couch again. I am the worst force feeder and I am now giving her high calorie supplement from a tube. She is skin and bones. If I can get some weight on her do you think she will go back to her usual self? Do you think that it's more? She does drink.
JA: I'm sure Gabby feels you are doing your best. I'll do all I can to help. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Gabby?
Customer: I can't remember her eating and drinking habits but when we first got her she would barely move. Antibiotics is what turned her around but it does not seem to be working.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

Hi Dean,

I am sorry Gabby is not herself.

Please tell me more about her situation.

How long has she been staying under the couch?

Has anything hppened to scare or upset her to cause this behavior?

Any new people, pets, food etc?

What foods does she eat?



Customer: replied 11 months ago.

She died.

Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

I am so very sorry to hear such sad news about Gabby.

My deepest, heartfelt sympathy for your loss.