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Common Emergencies: Cat

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Excessive Sneezing and Nasal Discharge

Cats sneeze for many reasons. If sneezing is the only symptom your cat displays -- i.e., no discharge from eyes or nose, good appetite, no change in behavior or activity level --...

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Seizures and Convulsions in Cats

It can be very upsetting to see your cat have a seizure. Fortunately a single seizure is usually of short duration, and your cat is unconscious while convulsing. Seizures happen...

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Vomiting in Cats

Cats vomit. It’s just a fact of life. The question is, is it for a benign reason like a hairball, or a more serious problem like liver disease? The answer is determined by...

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Difficulty Breathing

It is unusual to see a cat pant or breathe through his mouth, but it does occur when a cat is having trobule breathing (dyspnea). A panting cat does not look that different from...

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Heat Stroke in Cats

In spite of their reputation as desert animals, cats do not tolerate heat any better than people. Cats only pant or sweat through their foot pads in order to get rid of excess heat....

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