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4 mo old kitten stopped eating 4 days ago, subdued behavior.

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abrupt change from normal. drinks water...
4 mo old kitten stopped eating 4 days ago, subdued behavior. abrupt change from normal.
drinks water, uses litter. no exposure to toxins, seemingly no reason.
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