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I think my cat has been bitten by an hornet He is vomitting

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Hi, I think my cat has been bitten by an hornet He is vomitting and doesn't seems fine
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Is your cat bleeding a lot?
Customer: not bleeding
JA: What is your cat's name and age?
Customer: Nimbus he is 4 years old
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I don't think there is anything else to know thank you
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.
Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.
I'm sorry to hear Nimbus isn't well and appreciate your concern.When did he become unwell?
Did you see a hornet sting him?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
he was playing with it few hours ago and now he is vomitting and doesn't look well
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.
Is his face swollen or is he lethargic or struggling to breathe?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Hello?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
He looks tired
He is usually more active
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.
I sent my reply above. It is also in your email inbox.I asked if his face was seollwn or if he's struggling to breathe?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
He looks tired He is usually more active
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.
Is his face swollen?
Is he struggling to breathe?
Customer: replied 18 days ago.
he struggle to swallow i think
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.
Thank you.
I'm typing my reply now.
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.
The concern here is that Nimbus could be having an allergic reaction.Signs can include low blood pressure, swelling of the airways, itching and /or vomiting.If he is able to swallow it, we can give 2mg Piriton.He needs to see a vet asap to assess him and potentially provide medicine such as steroids or adrenaline.Allergic reactions can worsen quickly so it is best he's seen now.
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.

How does this sound?

Do you need the details for your nearest open clinic?

Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 18 days ago.

I do hope this has helped and that Nimbus is doing well.

If there is anything else, let me know.

Take care,

Linda.