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Betty has recently been acting strangely. She seems very weak and is dragging herself around, barely able to support her weight. She seems dissinterested in food and appears a very underweight with loose skin on her. She has also been bleeding a little at the nose, although she was doing this a few months ago and made a full recovery. She is only about 2 years old and we're very worried about her...

If anyone knows how we can help her please reply!
 

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take her to the vet.

did the symptoms appear suddenly or did it take time to progress? if it was sudden it could be a PT or a stroke. how long has she been like this? how is her breathing? if the breathing is bad she probably has a respiratory infection and should be treated with antibiotics and perhaps a broncodialator or steriod. but be aggressive in the treatment as she is already 2 years old.
 

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the_muzza said:
She has also been bleeding a little at the nose, although she was doing this a few months ago and made a full recovery.
the bleeding sounds more like porphiryn to me which means it is a respitory thing. Basically the red stuff is snot not blood. She needs meds and probably sub q fluids. She really needs a vet at this point.
 

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Did the symptoms show up gradually or very suddenly like overnight or a few days? Before this was she active and agile?

The porphyrin is the red fluid coming from her nose and eyes. Its an indicator of stress or illness, injury to the eye. ANY illness, not just respiratory. How is her breathing? Is it laboured or noisy at all?

How bad is her weakness? Is she eating and drinking still? Does she have a head tilt or fall over or off of things?
 
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