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Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Pepperpots, Jun 26, 2017.


  1. Pepperpots

    Pepperpots PetForums Senior

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    IMG_1274.JPG In the last year Philip had tests, was diagnosed with asthma, had inhalers and steroids, got worse, changed vets as my old ones were rubbish, stopped steroids, had antibiotics and suddenly got better, then a month ago the coughing was back.

    This time we got a specialist in to put a camera down his throat and do another bronchial lavage. All was clear and healthy, but the sample shows he has allergic bronchitis.

    It's good that it's not cancer, bacterial or asthma, but the only way of managing it is steroids and we're going to have to try the dreaded inhalers again.

    I hope they work better than last time, or we're a bit stuck. I suspect it's seasonal/pollen related, so I'm hoping he can have med free winters to give him a break.

    Poor lad.
     
  2. Luna_2016

    Luna_2016 PetForums Member

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    Aww hope he feels better soon
     
  3. Pepperpots

    Pepperpots PetForums Senior

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    Thanks. He's not thrilled about having to have the inhalers. I wonder if the make him feel a bit funny, as he's being very clingy.
     
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    Smuge PetForums VIP

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    Hope Philip gets better soon :( very sorry to hear about his struggles
     
  5. Luna_2016

    Luna_2016 PetForums Member

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    Maybe hes feeling a bit poorly/sorry for himself! My cat was very clingy when she wasnt feeling well, shes always snuggly but I got extra cat cuddles and she was following me around constantly!
     
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