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Her stomach is bloated. She'll let me rub and massage it…

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Her stomach is bloated...

Her stomach is bloated. She'll let me rub and massage it without pain. She walks a few steps and lays down. Ive given her tuna in oil and oil sardines without improvement. When I rub it I feel knots.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Expert will know how to help the cat. What is the cat's name and age?

Nyla. She's15 years old

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Nyla?

15 years old

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

When she was a kitten she swallowed thread and lost a lot of weight. The vet recommended fish flavored Vaseline and she passed most of it. I give her dry food in the summer and wet in the winter. She's been on strictly wet for a few months

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Cat Vet: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 10 months ago
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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.

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Cat Vet: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 10 months ago

I am very sorry to see that no one has reached out to you before now. How is your companion at this time?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Still extremely bloated
Cat Vet: PitRottMommy, Veterinary Nurse replied 10 months ago

Can you share a picture of what you're seeing with the bloating?

Is she eating and drinking well currently?

Is she urinating and defecating?

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