If a male cat has fluid build up that colapses a lung, and has short…

If a male cat has fluid build up that colapses a lung, and has short breaths. what are the possible causes and are they all fatal?

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Krista Magnifico
7 years ago

Hello, This is a hard question to answer because I cannot come up with a diagnosis for your cat based on this one sentence. Every diagnosis has its own treatment options, and every treatment/diagnosis has their own prognosis. I would urge you to seek veterinary advice and try to identify the cause and whether there are treatment options available. Fluid in the lungs is a very serious, very concerning condition that requires immediate intervention, especially if you think the lung is collapsed. There are many many possible causes. Blood work, x-rays, and a thorough examination are needed. Also cytology of… Read more »