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He's 17 years old...

He's 17 years old and just returned home last evening from I 131 treatment for his hyperthyroid. He was treated in February, but was not really successful. Since he's been home, now 24 hours he's eaten nothing and did just have a rather good size black firm stool. He hardly ate during his 4 day clinic stay in isolation. He almost looks like he's in pain. But he purrs and sometimes sits near me. I hate to subject him to going to the emergency intake at the clinic where he had the radioactive iodine tx this past Tuesday. Should I wait it out over night ?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the cat will be able to digest that. What is the cat's name?

His name is Jack

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Jack?

Jack is significantly underweight

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Cat Vet: Cher, Feline Specialist replied 1 year ago
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Are you a licensed veterinarian Cher ? If not, I don't think you are qualified to answer my concerns.
Cat Vet: Cher, Feline Specialist replied 1 year ago

No, I am not a licensed veterinarian, so I will opt out and leave your question for any vet on the site, at this time.

I hope all will be well with Jack!

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I only want to hear from a licensed veterinarian, or I would like to cancel out if this.
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