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Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert
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Experience:  Expert in feline health and behavior. 20 years experience with cats.
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I think he has a concussion. My mother said that he was

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I think he has a concussion. My mother said that he was under a chair outside when another cat startled him. From what she told me they did not fight but he may have hit his head. He has trouble balancing and moving his hind quarters, is lethargic and tries to sleep but keeps raising his head, will not eat or drink and generally looks disoriented. I am not able to take him anywhere tonight to an emergency facility.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the cat. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Dewey, age 3.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Dewey?
Customer: I don't think so. But I am worried.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I will do my best to help you. I am reviewing your question now and I will post back to you ASAP.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

How long ago did this happen (hours/minutes) to Dewey?

Are the symptoms getting better, worse or staying the same?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It happened earlier this evening, around 5 or 6 pm. I was not home. His symptoms are not getting worse.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I do not wish to call.
Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

I asked for the time in hours since it happened. I am in Hawaii and probably not in your time zone.

Expert:  Dr Marta Lepes replied 1 year ago.

So please let me know how long ago (hours) this happened, not the time.