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Aint Not No Sucka
posted 08-06-2003 05:00 AM           Edit/Delete Message
Hey you all, I found an abonded cat the day before yesterday. The cat has some issues and I need some help. I have no idea whats wrong with him and I cant afford to take her to the vet cause I work at McDonalds. Id like to see what you all think. Heres her symptoms.

She walks in circles
She seems to have poor balance
She wont eat or drink anything
She sometimes sits and stares at walls
Her nose had some dried up blood on it when I found her
She sneezes a lot and a good deal snot comes out when she does so. Also she sounds very stopped-up.

So does anyone know what could be wrong and what I could do to help her?
Thanks in advance, Aint Not No Sucka.

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posted 08-06-2003 08:26 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for lucidity03     Edit/Delete Message

If you found the cat, did it maybe get hit by a car? Those symptoms don't sound good and it sounds like only a vet could take care of the problems (which seem that they need to be addressed ASAP!)

If you can't afford it, I'd still call the vet (or if you have a local animal shelter that has a vet) and tell them the situation. They may be able to work something out. A phone call doesn't cost a thing, so I'd at least do that and get a feel for what you can/should do.

It honestly sounds like that cat really needs attention, now.

I hope it all works out. Good luck.

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posted 08-06-2003 09:46 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for nern     Edit/Delete Message
I agree with contacting an animal shelter for help. From what you describe it sounds like a neurological problem.

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posted 08-15-2003 02:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for bugaboo     Edit/Delete Message
Snipped by Admin.

Inappropriate (inhuman) reply !.

bugaboo, this is your first and ONLY warning !.

Auspetian - Admin

[This message has been edited by Auspetian (edited 08-17-2003).]

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posted 08-17-2003 01:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for sarah207     Edit/Delete Message
so bugaboo....u think this is funny that this poor cat was found and has all these horrible smyptoms and u also think she should just leave it......
umm...i really think u should take the cat to the vet and see wuts wrong and trust me i know about money problems....but i would still do wut i can....hope everything turns out ok and the cat is ok....

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posted 08-17-2003 08:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Indy     Edit/Delete Message
The cat definately needs to see a vet. The walking in circles and loss of balance could just be a bad ear infection, it still requires a vet though. Most clinics will work with you to get the cat fixed up.
Good Luck

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