20718Re: [FH] Re: coughing
- Sep 1, 2005I missed the original comment, but a cough was one of the things my vet
told me I definitely had to look out for when my cat was diagnosed with
HCM. It seems to be an indication of fluid in the lungs. This I can
definitely attest to. Moth did cough when there was fluid around his
As an aside, another of my cats was diagnosed with ashtma. He's also on
Flovent 220mg and prednisone. He has never coughed. Go figure.
(dianosed via x-rays taken for labored breathing and wheezing)
From: cayvb <cayvb@...>
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Bab006@a... wrote:
> I know coughing is not a good sign, but how much coughing is too
Dear Bridget, I panicked too when my cat started coughing. My McGovern
was just diagnosed with asthma yesterday. I thought his coughing was
related to his HCM but the vet said cats won't cough from heart related
issues. So I would be cautious in increasing the Lasix. Anyone
willing to comment?
It just seems to make sense that coughing would be a symptom of heart
failure, attack, etc. She said that's true for humans and dogs but not
I also filled a prescription for FloventHFA 220 mcg, a corticosteroid
inhaler. I've given him 2 doses so far. That's a trip... giving a cat
an inhalant! His coughing has stopped (nothing since 5AM, it is now 5
PM)but his breathing is still a little labored but not open mouthed.
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