Go Back   Pet forum for dogs cats and humans - Pets.ca > Discussion Groups - mainly cats and dogs > Dog health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time!

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old August 22nd, 2007, 02:14 PM
jowilson002 jowilson002 is offline
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Louisiana, USA
Posts: 67
Low but stable platelet count in cat?

Hello all,

I have several cats. One of them Bagheera has a low platelet count of 211.

The normal range is 300 - 700 x 100,000 ul so this is not necessarily very low but I was wondering if anyone has any input on this.

A couple of weeks ago Bagheera's platelets were 355 (normal range), one week ago they were 206 and yesterday they were 211.

Bagheera is on prednisilone and clavamox. His brother recently died if FIP and he has a positive coronavirus titer so we are monitoring his progress and keeping him on a low prednisilone dose as well as the clavamox just in case. He has an elevated wbc count due but that could be the prednisilone. There are no other symptoms present. He is eating well and gaining weight and has a good activity level for a 10 month old kitten.

Any thoughts. Is this platelet count ok as long as it remains stable? My vet is not in the office today and I wanted to ask this question today.

Thanks Very Much,
Jennifer W.

Last edited by jowilson002; August 22nd, 2007 at 02:15 PM. Reason: misspelled word
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Terms of Use

  • All Bulletin Board Posts are for personal/non-commercial use only.
  • Self-promotion and/or promotion in general is prohibited.
  • Debate is healthy but profane and deliberately rude posts will be deleted.
  • Posters not following the rules will be banned at the Admins' discretion.
  • Read the Full Forum Rules

Forum Details

  • Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
    Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
    vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise (Reduced on this page: MySQL 0%).
  • All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:18 AM.