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Bina | 3 months ago
Hi, I Really Need Some Help And Advice. Last Week Thursday The 2nd Of July I …

Hi, I really need some help and advice. Last week Thursday the 2nd of July I found out my cat who is 15 years of age has got some type of liver cancer which I found so hard to believe due to him being so active and recently went for annual boosters in April 2020 all healthy during check up.

The blue cross animal hospital in London did a quick ultrasound which they found mixed echogenicity with multiple hard, irregular liver . mixed echogenicity with multiple hypoechoic circular lesions. What does this mean? Can anything be done?

Please can I get some advice on this if I was to go down a surgery route, Will he survive after surgery? Do cats have this due to there age? Any cure he has yellow ears and mouth.

Have been prescribed steroid and I got nutramin from another vet which has milk thistle.

They did refer me to an oncologist which are charging £2000 for a CT scan. Not sure if to proceed due to the ultrasound which confirmed the above. I don’t want to go and spend so much money and still back a square one with the above.

Please advice any experience will help. I am going mad here as I do not know what to do.

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Krista Magnifico
2 months ago

Hello, If you don’t understand the findings of the ultrasound it is best to have your vet explain them to you along with how they correlate to your cats clinical signs and examination findings. Only your vet can provide all of this information. In some cases they can also do an ultrasound guided aspirate to help with the diagnosis. If you can afford it a CT scan is also helpful. If you cannot afford it trek them and ask for help within your budget. Lastly for a lot of cats with these issues medical management can help. I hope this… Read more »

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Worried | 3 months ago
Hi! My Cat’s Catheter Has Just Been Removed, And Since Then He Can Urinate, But …

Hi! my cat’s catheter has just been removed, and since then he can urinate, but his urine was blood (Not literal blood), but compared to the last 2 days he can eat now,and drink water, he can urinate sometimes large amounts and sometimes small ones, i just want to ask is this part or sign that he’s recovering?

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Krista Magnifico
2 months ago

Hello,
Please call the vet who placed and removed the catheter for assistance. My preference is to be seen again and have the pet assessed immediately. If this is a case of urinary blockage I would like to hear the rest of your cats story. And I would plea for you to add it as a case based story to our storylines section. So that it might helps others like you.

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Leon | 3 months ago
Are Cat Is Severely Blocked We Are Having Trouble Finding A Vet For Apt Right A …

Are cat is severely blocked we are having trouble finding A vet for apt right a way to take are cat to

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Sarah
3 months ago

I would advise going to pet ER

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Melody | 3 months ago
I Have A Cat With A Urinary Blockage Hes Male. Everywhere I’ve Called Has Turned …

I have a cat with a urinary blockage hes male. Everywhere I’ve called has turned me away and I don’t know what to do anymore. I can’t afford 1600 up front im just trying to figure out where to take him of anyone has any advice for me pleases let me know

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Krista Magnifico
3 months ago

Hello, This is absolutely an emergency and I so very sorry that you cannot find someone to help you with the funds you have. Here is what I can recommend. Ask the vet who diagnosed you (and therefore have already paid the exam fee) and ask them to help you. You know, in some form of meaningful help. If all else needs to be postponed at least have them drain the bladder. This will at least buy you some time to find a place that will help. I would like to follow up with you and see if we can… Read more »

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Deborah | 3 months ago
My Cat Is Making Noise When Breathing

My cat is making noise when breathing

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Krista Magnifico
3 months ago

Hello,
I can’t tell you if this is serious or not, but, we always have to prepare and address the worst and hope for the best. Please call your vet and ask to be seen. If it is something that affects the ability to breath it needs to be treated immediately If it is an infection you will need antibiorcs from them.

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Desi | 3 months ago
My Cat Hasn’t Peed In About 2 Days And I Can’t Afford Cost, She’s …

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Sarah
3 months ago

This is truly an emergency. You need to get her to a vet immediately- it is only going to get more costly the longer you wait. I’m sorry. Is there anyway that you could call the local shelters to see if they can help with cost? Or talk to your vet to work out a payment plan with them directly?

Krista Magnifico
3 months ago

Go to the ER. Have the cat assessed and the bladder drained. Then keep looking for help. This is an emergency.

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Maggie | 3 months ago
Hi, Kirby,my 11 Year Old Cat, Has Taken A Liking To Spending The Whole Day Laying …

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Kirby,my 11 year old cat, has taken a liking to spending the whole day laying outside on the covered deck. He complains if I make him come in! He and my other cat Cricket have always been indoor only cats, so I have never been concerned about fleas. But now, I’m starting to be worried that he may contract them, even though he isn’t down on the ground. I’m assuming that fleas, as well as ticks, can fly, and I don’t want either cat to be exposed to them. What protection do you recommend? I don’t want to just buy something OTC without asking. Thanks, Maggie

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Sarah
3 months ago

I would talk to your vet about preventatives for fleas and ticks. And I would treat both cats since one can bring hem them inside to the other.

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Ej | 3 months ago
Hello Ma’am, My Cat Is Injured – Like, He Can’t Turn His Head And …

Hello ma’am, my cat is injured – like, he can’t turn his head and seems to be like swelling on his neck. He can’t walk normally because his head is not straight😞. I saw him today. He was missing for 4 days when he was attacked by another cat. Can u help me please? I can’t go to vetenary hospital. Can u help me please any solution that I can do in my home and help my cat to revive? I have paracetamol tablet given for human. Can u help me out please… 😟😞

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Sarah
3 months ago

I’m sorry, but your cat needs to be seen by a vet. Medications cannot be prescribed without a Rx from the vet, and it sounds like your cat has serious injuries. Please get your cat in to be seen as soon as possible.

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3 months ago
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You must take the cat to the vet. Figure out the payment stuff later.

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Amber | 3 months ago
Hello! My Cat Chunk Has Been Recently Having Issues With His Front Paws For The Past 2 …

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Laura
3 months ago

I think I’d start with a vet check. Medicating without diagnosis can be dangerous, and it’s possible he has an injury you can’t see.

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Gloria | 3 months ago
Anyone Know What Could Cause Horribly Smelly Cat Poop?

Anyone know what could cause horribly smelly cat poop? I know what normal cat poop smells like, and this is not it! Buford has always had this condition. To make matters worse, he doesn’t cover it, so the smell quickly permeates through the whole house. OMG!!

When I first got him about two years ago (he was a feral adult), I had his poop tested for all parasites including giardia, and it all came up negative. He seems healthy otherwise.

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Krista Magnifico
3 months ago

Hello,
Has your veterinarian sent the fecal sample to the lab for analysis? Have you spoke to your vet about this? I would start there. There are numerous things this can be but a vet visit is the best and first place to start.

Krista Magnifico
3 months ago

Hello,
Thanks for the reply. Did you talk to your vet? In these cases I always advise three serial negative fecals before I rule out parasites. Then I do a maldigestion profile and bloodwork. After that I do a series of treatments to see if any help. Like tylan, panacur and even a steroid in some cases. But diet change is also important to consider. Let us know. Good luck.