Q. My tabby cat is 13 yrs old His is not drinking or eating well. Doesn't seem to be in pain. Moving slowly No fleas that I can see. Live in Az.

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A. Please visit your vet immediately. Your cat could be having trouble with kidneys among other possible issues. Only a vet can run proper testing. In the meantime, be sure to offer plenty of fresh water or even sodium free chicken broth and canned food or tuna to entice kitty to eat something.

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