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Q. My cat is 2 years old. It ate nothing for 25-30 hrs. Today I found that when it breathes, a sound comes like problem in breathing. It became weak.

A. Difficulty breathing is a medical emergency. It could be a problem with his lungs or heart. Please bring him to an emergency vet clinic right away.

Answered By
BETTE ISACOFF

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