My cat doesn’t like to be touched, is less energetic and has lost weight. What is the cause and treatment?
Original Question: Ever since this summer my cat has been going out a lot which is understandable but she has become less energetic, lost her appetite, she doesn’t let anyone touch/play with her and she lost some weight. I don’t know what to do and can’t afford a vet. - Shayma
It certainly sounds like something has changed with your cat. A few things that come to mind would be kidney disease, diabetes, or an infection. Unfortunately, an examination is needed and probably some blood tests too. I would encourage you to talk with your veterinarian and see what an exam costs to start. There are often third-party payment plans you can apply for or check with family and friends if they can help you get your cat looked over.
I wish you the best of luck.
Dr. Ryan Llera
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