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Base don what you report, I am quite concerned that Thursday may be developing one of our age-appropriate older kitty issues such as overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) or kidney issues or a tumor/cancer. The vomiting concerns me most and I am worried about kidney issues as the top cause of the symptoms you are describing. Has she had her lab work checked in the past 2 months (CBC, Chemistry profile with electrolyte and urine check, thyroid screen)?
If she has not had lab work recently, then this is a first step. This will help us to rule out many issues and probably get an answer for what is going on. If nothing was (or is) found on screening lab work for these problems, then an xray is indicated to look for a tumor/cancer hiding somewhere. Our hope is that we find hyperthyroidism since this is the easiest to treat of our older kitty diseases. Kidney disease/failure can be regulated and we have many medications to help with the nausea and other issues associated with kidney failure, but we cannot make the kidneys work again once they decline.
What could you try at home until you get her to her vet? Your vet is likely to prescribe famotidine for nausea at one-fourth of the 10mg tablet once daily for nausea.
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