• Hello, My cat just returned from his annual teeth cleaning and comprehensive exam. His blood work shows his platelets, hemoglobin, MCH, MCHC and RDW are low. I didn’t see the results until I got home so I didn’t ask the vet and she didn’t say anything . My questions, should I be concerned? What aside from active bleeding would cause these labs to be low? He isn’t bleeding.

    Hi Adele,
    I recommend that you call and talk to your local veterinarian about this question. There can be a few different causes for this and any significance of these results will depend on the numbers of the values, the other blood work values, and his overall health. Your vet knows your pet and his medical history and will be able to give you the best advice on this.


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