Q. My 12 year old female suddenly stopped eating yesterday, and is too weak to stand. She has developed cysts on her nipples, as well. Not in much pain.

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A. You need to take her to the vets urgently. If she is an entire female it is possible that she suffers with an infection of her uterus and the cysts could be mammary tumours. I hope this is not the case, but these are very common diagnoses with the symptoms described in entire females.

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