I would call my vet. This coughing could be pulmonary edema. This is fluid
in the lungs often due to inadequate heart beating (not getting the
circulation moving as it should.
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Sent: Friday, July 28, 2000 7:31 PM
Subject: [feline-heart] Thanks for the responses...
> I'm keeping my cat (w/ the mitral valve regurgitation) on 25mg lasix
> per day since that's what the E vet originally prescribed. I'm also
> putting him on Co-Enzyme Q10 per your suggestions -- anyone else had
> good results from this??
> Also, has anyone had problems w/ their cats coughing because of fluid
> in the lungs? I know dogs do this sometimes when they have heart
> disease. My cat's been coughing in the morning, which stresses his
> heart and breathing, but I'm not sure if it's the hairballs or fluid
> in the lungs. By the way, IAMS and Science Diet hairball remedy dry
> food hasn't helped him at all!
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