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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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Just came in from outside he acts like he is drunk csnt

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Just came in from outside he acts like he is drunk csnt stand jump just falls over
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Did the cat have a fall?
Customer: No
JA: The Veterinarian will ask you more detailed questions to find out what is causing this. It might be a fracture. The Veterinarian will know what to do. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Church 9momths
JA: How old is momths?
Customer: 9 months
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about momths?
Customer: 9 months old
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

Hello, My name is Terri.
It is my pleasure to assist you today!
I am reviewing your question right now and will reply in a few minutes.

Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

Is there any chance Church ingested something he found outside?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
We believe so. Possible some bleach mixed with water. About 2 cups of bleach mixed with 3 gallons of water.
Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

Do you see any sores or burns in his mouth?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No top of mouth is white nose is warm. He has been eating lots of food and drinking water. Just have him some bread. He is now laying down.
Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

Thanks so much for your very helpful reply.

If the solution was caustic you would see burns in his mouth.

Give him an ounce of milk to deactivate the bleach in his stomach.

I do not think it is the cause of his dizziness and drunken behavior.

That sounds more like Vestibular syndrome which is caused by an ear infection.

Give him 13.5 mg of dramamine to relieve the symptoms.

Please let me know how he is doing .

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Kind regards,


Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok we will thank you. I will rate in a few minutes. He does seem to be doing better we will still give him the Dramamine
Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

You are more than welcome.

Please let me know how he is 45 minutes after the dramamine.

Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.

How is he? Any change?

Expert:  Terri replied 11 months ago.
Hi Matt,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?