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My Cat Isn't Eating
He isn't eating, drinking, got a dry nose (which I heard is a sign of dehydration,) drooling a lot, I mean his fur near his mouth has been wet for two days because of it and he's shaking. I told my step dad to take him to the vets today but he ignored him and is going to take him tomorrow morning instead. Any ideas what could be wrong with him? I'm scared he isn't going to make it through the night as tomorrow will be his third day of not drinking anything. He has eaten the tiniest piece of chicken which he probably threw up somewhere. He's the only pet I've had apart from fish and hamsters and would be really upset if he died (I was told I couldn't have a cat or dog due to brother's illness) Any ideas what is wrong with him?
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495284 tn?1333897642
Oh please get him to the vet ASAP.........dont wait till tomorrow.
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242912 tn?1402547092
My thoughts exactly!  I just looked at his pic and honey, he doesn't look good at all.  The problem could be any number of things and really impossible to say.  Please impress on your step dad that time is of the essence for this kitty.
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1303813 tn?1303162962
Might be cat flu!
My new born kittens had this problem and if we took them in one day later she would have died... They were going to put her down. But she responded......

YOU NEED TO GO TO A VET NOW!!!!


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1382904 tn?1282837046
I can't get him to the vet now it's 23:02pm :(
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541150 tn?1306037443
There is no other way around this. Kitty must see a vet ASAP. That happened to my cat where he stopped eating. His liver got damaged and trust me, you don't want that.

Good Luck.
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1301089 tn?1290670171
First thing in the morning you should take him in.  If you need to go to work, perhaps you could take him in before you go to work and pick him up later.  He really needs to go.
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1303813 tn?1303162962
There are emergancy vets! That are open all hours I took my kittens at 1 in the morning!!!

he need to see a vet!

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1382904 tn?1282837046
Yeah he's at one now thank god :)
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1382904 tn?1282837046
He's back from the vets and has an infection in his tail (from fighting) and has ulcers in his mouth from cleaning his infected tail.

Oh and the pic was taken when we first got him. He came off the streets and was really skinny so that's why he looks unhealthy but he's not like that anymore :)

Thanks to everyone that answered :)
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1303813 tn?1303162962
Gooodd good, is he on Anti biotics? and wearing a head thing so he cant get at his tail.. My cat only has half a tail because he caught it and came home with just the top of his tail being bone.... and he chewed his stitches and every time he chewed them off and chewed his tail and then had to have more and more cut off bless him

Glad he is okay



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1382904 tn?1282837046
I know! Yeah he is and has to have an injection which we have to do at home tomorrow. No but when I found out what was wrong with him I'd have thought that they'd have put him one on but they haven't
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1303813 tn?1303162962
Fair enough,.. my cat did after he started chewing it the first time.. LOL..
and he was magic and kept getting out of them?? LOL


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1382904 tn?1282837046
Mine would try and claw it off lol and when we let him out he would try and climb through the bars in the fence and get stuck :)
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1303813 tn?1303162962
Haha LOL

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1006035 tn?1391310794
One of our cats chewed his tail constantly when he was a baby. When he got neutered he tried to chew off his stitches, so we put him in an e-collar and that broke him of the habit. He could eat and drink with it on.
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