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Q. My cat won't eat then gets antibiotics and will eat for a while and then repeats this behavior. What's wrong?

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. This could be either a teeth/gum infection (very typical for antibiotics to work for a short while), and it could be an internal infection that is not fully responsive to this specific antibiotic.

At this age a tumor cannot be ruled out either.

If you have not done a blood test I would advise doing it next, then opt for an ultrasound specialist if everything is normal.


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