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Understanding that your Abyssinian cat is 10 months old and has been experiencing symptoms for 33 days, it's important to consider what these symptoms might indicate. Since you haven't specified the exact symptoms, I'll provide a general approach to addressing potential health concerns in a young cat.

Firstly, a change in behavior or physical condition that persists for over a month warrants close observation. If your cat is showing signs of lethargy, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, or any other unusual behavior, these could be indicative of an underlying issue that needs to be addressed. For instance, if your cat is experiencing gastrointestinal upset, ensuring that she has access to clean water at all times is crucial to prevent dehydration. You can also offer a bland diet, such as boiled chicken or white fish, which may be easier on her stomach.

If your cat is showing signs of skin irritation or itching, it's possible that she could have developed an allergy or a skin infection. In this case, maintaining a clean living environment and using hypoallergenic bedding can help reduce potential allergens. Regular grooming can also help to remove any irritants from her coat.

In the absence of flea and tick prevention, it's important to check your cat's coat for any signs of parasites. If you find fleas or ticks, you'll need to treat your cat with a vet-recommended product to eliminate the infestation and prevent future occurrences.

Since your cat is not currently vaccinated, it's important to limit her exposure to other animals and outdoor environments where she could be exposed to infectious diseases. Vaccinations are an essential part of preventative care, so consider discussing an appropriate vaccination schedule with a professional.

If your cat's symptoms include difficulty breathing, severe lethargy, uncontrolled vomiting or diarrhea, or any signs of pain, these are emergencies, and she should be seen by a professional immediately.

Remember, maintaining a regular feeding schedule, providing a stress-free environment, and offering plenty of opportunities for play and exercise can all contribute to your cat's overall well-being.

Keep an eye on your cat for any changes in her symptoms, and if they persist or worsen, it's important to seek professional help. Immediate attention is required if she has trouble breathing, collapses, has uncontrollable vomiting or diarrhea, or shows signs of severe pain.

If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to come back to us! Thank you.