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Trouble Breathing Cat 1-5 Years

Based on the history you provided, the following are the most likely causes for your cat’s trouble breathing. Again, we cannot emphasize enough that trouble breathing is a medical emergency and a veterinary visit is recommended ASAP. If you still seek further information, please visit our
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Asthma
Feline Herpes Virus
Complications from heart murmur
Heartworm
Pneumonia

One thought on “Trouble Breathing Cat 1-5 Years

  1. Sarah says:

    My cat is 3 years old. For the past year, he has had episodes of struggling to breathe and choking, however this only lasted about 10-30 seconds and he would be perfectly fine afterwards, we just assumed it was a hair ball.

    However, over the past two months this has escalated where he is having more frequent episodes of struggling to breathe, which has resulted in him weeing/pooing himself. This has lasted more than an hour and exhausts him for the rest of the day. After his episode, he is perfectly fine and back to a healthy happy cat. We have taken him to the vets who suggested it was fip, but from looking up the symptoms online, he does not walk funny, he has not lost any weight, his eyes and gums are perfectly normal…

    Do you have any suggestions as to what could be wrong?

    Thank you,

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