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Thank you. His gums are pink and healthy looking. He's sleeping at the moment and looks to be breathing normally right now, can't hear any noise and his abdomen doesn'tseem to be rising and falling. What could this be? My vet has mentioned asthma in the past, but they felt they wouldn't treat it yet. He's had two lots of xrays and quite thorough investigations in the past two months, it's odd they haven't worked anything out.
Thank you. Two months ago the vet said the small shadow on the lung could potentially be some fluid, but then told us whatever it was appeared to have cleared after the antibiotics. She did think he was a bit 'chesty' and might be potentially asthmatic but her advice at the time was to watch and wait. I have taken some film of his breathing over the last few days (of course he never made the sounds when we took him to the vet) so maybe that will help them to see it. Poor Minko! Obviously asthma is serious but at least that could be manageable - I'm scared thinking it's something really awful, like FIP.
We know he has antibodies to FCoV as the vet did blood tests as part of this investigation. He eats a lot though and is probably a bit overweight if anything. Also very lively and healthy-looking. So hopefully it is not that. What a worry! I'll phone our vet in the morning, obviously assuming he doesn't decline.
He has just woken and climbed up the curtain! So I guess he must be feeling alright. Thanks for the info about FIP - that does put my mind at rest. I'm thinking as you said that asthma must really be a possibility. We'll get him to the vet tomorrow. Thanks for your help.