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Came home from work and my cat met me as usual but meowing

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Came home from work and my cat met me as usual but meowing and sort of wobbling over, like her back legs were going. Seemed a bit pannicky, cant see any wounds or blood on her
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How badly is the cat bleeding? When did this start?
Customer: There is no blood. She was very wobbly, like she was drunk. And then after lying down for about 10 mins, she seemed perfectly normal
JA: And what's the cat's name and age?
Customer: Tortie and she is approx 12-13 years old
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know about Tortie?
Customer: normally in good health with voracious appetite!
Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.I am sorry to hear Tortie isn't herself and appreciate your concern.Considerations for an event like this would include a toxin ingestion (perhaps human medicine, a plant or cleaning product), a blood clot, a slipped disc, muscle strain etc.While I do appreciate she is normal now, as this is so very unusual I would be keen for a vet check.They will examine her and may run some tests such as a blood test and urine analysis. They will also assess her neurological and orthopaedic function.It would be sensible for them to measure her blood pressure and check for a fever too.I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any further questions.

I hope this helps and please let me know if you have any further questions.

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