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Q. Multiple symptoms following vaccination of 12 year old male cat, 15 pounds. Hard swallowing, occasional head twitch, decrease in appetite and urine.

A. You should discuss this with the vet which vaccinated him. The symptoms you report are unusual after vaccination and more so if the vaccine is more than 7-10days previous but symptoms of difficulty swallowing and reduced appetite/thirst/urination in an older cat should be investigated regardless; blood and urine tests may be required to rule out internal causes. Your vet can contact the vaccine company if there is any link

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LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

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