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My cat is around 4 and she is acting tired and not eating.

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She drank water earlier and...
My cat is around 4 and she is acting tired and not eating. She drank water earlier and a lot more than her usual intake. Her nose is a little runny and she sneezed and I could hear moisture in her nose. Can cats get colds?
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Cat Vet: Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinarian. replied 7 months ago
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Hello again,

Please alow me five minutes and I will give you a reply,

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Cat Vet: Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinarian. replied 7 months ago

Glad to talk this over with you further ...

1. Cats do not get human colds of course but they do get a range of upper respiratory tract infections specific to the cat, affected cats are often lethargic and not eating and could well be sneezing or have a cough. Very often these diseases are not so serious but they usually will benefit from prescription drugs from your vet.

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Cat Vet: Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinarian. replied 7 months ago

Hello again,

I am just checking back in to see how Mittens is getting on after our recent dialogue concerning her suspect respiratory infection ...

Please get back to me and let me know how things are going.

Regards,

Dr Scott
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Cat Vet: Dr Scott Nimmo, Small Animal Veterinarian. replied 7 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about Mittens. How is everything going?

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