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my cat cookie is 17 yrs old we have had her since she was 6

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my cat cookie is 17 yrs old we have had her since she was 6 weeks old she appears fit, she does have a thyroid problem she has had for yrs, but the last 3 months she's started pooing on the kitchen floor bu will still go out to do it but inside t's sloppy can you advice me could it be bowel cancer
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr. Deb replied 3 years ago.

Hello Steve, I'm Dr. Deb and I'll do my best to help you today.

I'm sorry for this concern for Cookie.

Ii have a few questions to ask first, if you don't mind:

1. Just to clarify, she has been diagnosed with Hyperthyroid Disease but is not currently taking any medication for it (since she vomits the pills)?
2. Her stools are loose when she defecates on the kitchen floor?
3. Has she had any blood work done recently?
4. I'm assuming you've wormed her? If so, can you tell me what you gave her?

There may be a slight delay after I receive your answers since I have to type up a response to you. Thanks for your patience. Deb

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