Q. My cat acts like she needs to cough up a hairball but doesn't for a few days now since she was to the groomer & she's unusually inactive.

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A. Try giving an OTC hairball paste such as PetroMalt or Laxatone. A visit to the groomer can be quite stressful, resulting in some lethargy afterwards. Make sure she continues to eat and drink normally. See your vet if she stops eating or if the inactivity persists or worsens.

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