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Cat is really skinny

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Jess2001, Aug 13, 2019.


  1. Jess2001

    Jess2001 PetForums Newbie

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    My cat is usually one to go out quite often but always stay around my area. Recently she went out and didn't come back for 5 days and as soon as she jumped back in she was incredibly quiet and still which is not normal as she's usually really loud and meows a lot. She came in really skinny as well (i could feel all of her bones)

    I gave her some food which she instantly ate and gave her a bath, once again she was so quiet and still. Now shes shaking a lot?? i'm really worried about her
    I'm not really sure if theres something special i can feed her, should i take her to the vets??
    is this a thing cats usually do?
    I just want the best for my kitty can anyone help?
     
  2. Charity

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    I would get your vet to check her over. She may have been in a fight or had an accident and be hiding some pain or an injury.
     
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    chillminx PetForums VIP

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    @Jess2001 - hello and welcome :)

    Being still and quiet, when it is not normal for her, sounds worrying. The shaking is even more worrying. I would take her to the vet first thing in the morning. She could have an internal injury from an accident, or an infection from a bite. I would not leave it any longer than the morning to get her seen by a vet.
     
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    Take her to the vet as soon as possible. It sounds as if she may have an injury which may not be apparent.
     
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