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She is lying on the floor sounding in pain. She is having

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She is lying on the floor sounding in pain. She is having trouble breathing and can’t stand up. She is just dragging herself across the floor.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of animal are we talking about?
Customer: A female cat
JA: Does this strange breathing happen all the time or only sometimes? Does the cat have a cough as well?
Customer: She has had a cough on and off for a couple of weeks. Breathing like this has just happened.
JA: And what's the cat's name and age?
Customer: Her name is ***** ***** 12
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: I don’t think so

Hello, this is Dr Linda, a UK based vet.

I'm so sorry to hear this is happening to Foggy and understand your concern.

I suspect she has got heart disease and has just developed a clot.

This type of clot is called a saddle embolus and will lodge and block off blood supply, making the back legs paralysed. She may have cold paws and extreme pain.

This is a true emergency and she needs to see a vet immediately.

Do you know where your nearest clinic is?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.

What is your postcode please?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.

Thank you, ***** ***** moment while I check

Vets Now Glasgow are open and can be reached on***********/p>

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thank you

No problem at all and I'm very sorry this is happening to Foggy.

Hopefully they can see you right away.

This window stays open so you can keep me updated and continue to ask questions.

Hi there, how is Foggy getting on?

I do hope Foggy has been seen and taken care of.

If there is anything else, please do let me know.


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