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Experience:  I am a general practice vet with 13 years of experience dealing with all types of companion animals and small exotics
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My cat hasnt eaten anything for 4-5 days, during this spell

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My cat hasn't eaten anything for 4-5 days, during this spell of very hot weather Should I be worried/ take her to a vet?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  gpvet replied 4 years ago.

gpvet : Hi there
gpvet : whilst a reduced appetite is not uncommon in hot weather, for Pepper to have not eaten anything at all for 4-5 days is of concern. Cats do not do well with prolonged periods of fasting, so my recommendation would be to get her checked out by your vet. There are so many potential causes that I would not like to speculate at this stage as to what is going on.
gpvet : I hope this answers your question. If you have any further questions for me, please do not hesitate to ask.
gpvet : Debbie