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My 6 year cat often gags, sometimes after drinking water.  He doesn't vomit and no has no hairballs coming out.  I gave him hairball treats & I make sure he eats food that controls hairballs.  Should I take him to the vet?  How can I help him at home? please any suggestions,  thanks, Berthita

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HI
There are all sorts of causes for cat vomiting

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It could be hairballs but if it has been going on for some time then i think an examination is needed to determine whether the cat has a problem in his mouth or gullet. Or whether t could be stomach related.

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Kate Tilmouth

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I can answer most day to day cat problems encountered by owners. I have a good understanding of cat behaviour and problems which may arise from changes to their daily routine. I can advise on cat training including litter training and general day to day cat care issues. I am not a vet and therefore cannot answer medical questions.

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