If that was my cat the feeding tube would have been put in within a week of my cat not responding to forced feeding.
Cats do not do well when they are not eating so you could be doing more damage not having a feeding tube than having one.
I believe your kitty is also on amoxil? If so, this could be part of the problem of your cat not eating.
Cat maid to:
Jasper, male Ragdoll ?? (approx 10 yrs)
Sweet Pea, female silver tabby DSH (approx 8 yrs)
Rose semi feral, a cpietra rescue, female tabby (approx 7 yrs)
Puddles RIP (1996-2014
Snowball RIP (1991-2005)
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