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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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Our cat is recovering from a bladder infection. Vet started

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Our cat is recovering from a bladder infection. Vet started her on Clavamox which caused her to vomit (we did give her some food with each med admin), so they switched her to Orbifloxacin ( oral suspension). She is not vomiting anymore but I believe she has become dehydrated due to the grinding noise I hear when she eats. Today, she did take a big drink of water after I took a small bowl over to her. Is this new med affecting her desire to drink?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the cat eat anything unusual?
Customer: This has nothing to do with what she has eaten. As I said, seems to be med related.
JA: What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Lena, age 13 I think
JA: How old is Lena?
Customer: 13 I think
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Lena?
Customer: She suffered some liver damage about 2 years ago after ingesting essential oils. She recovered but is now on 1 Denamarin supplement every day. Her bloodwork was really good 2 days ago at the vet, so we ruled out any liver related complications.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 8 months ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 8 months ago.

1) Is Lena eating canned food, kibble or both?
2) Any vomiting?
3) When was her last dental cleaning?