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An indoor-only 12-year-old 4.0-kg castrated male domestic shorthair cat was evaluated for a 6-week history of intermittent dyspnea, with a recent episode over the past 24 hours. The patient was also hyporexic and had vomited 3 times during transport to the hospital. Evaluation by the primary veterinarian 4 weeks prior led to a diagnosis of feline asthma based on clinical signs and findings on thoracic radiography. The cat was prescribed oral administration of prednisolone, theophylline, and terbutaline as needed.
On the initial physical examination, the cat was tachypneic (110 breaths/min; reference range, 15 to 30 breaths/min) and dyspneic, with