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Our cat is 14, she is a well cat but has started being sick

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Hi our cat is 14, she is a well cat but has started being sick everyday for the past few weeks. She is feed whiskas wet food, do you think this is to rich for her now?
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. Can you tell me a little more about the cat's situation?
Customer: I have.
JA: Does the cat ever go outside? Is she taking any medications?
Customer: She does go outside and she is not on medication.
JA: What's the cat's name?
Customer: Boo
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Cat
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Forgot to mention she is always asking for food. She is very thin.
Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 15 days ago.
Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.
I'm sorry to hear this.
Daily vomiting is a concern and, at this age, unlikely to be diet related.
Coupled with her symptoms of being thin and hungry, we would need to consider an under disease such as hyperthyroidism, inflammatory bowel disease or cancer.
A vet visit is best and they may run some tests such as a blood test.
At home, ensure she is up to date with a good quality wormer such as Panacur and consider some probiotics. I would also feed a highly digestible diet such as Hills I/D.
I do hope this helps.