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Given the information provided, it seems your Abyssinian cat is 10 months old and has been experiencing symptoms for 33 days, although it's not specified what those symptoms are. Since there's no ongoing condition mentioned, let's address some common issues that might arise in a cat of this age and breed.

Abyssinian cats are known for their high energy levels and playful nature. At 10 months, your cat is still in its kitten phase, which means it's crucial to ensure she has plenty of opportunities for play and exercise to maintain her physical and mental health. Interactive toys, climbing structures, and regular playtime can help keep her engaged and prevent boredom.

Without a history of vaccinations, your cat could be at risk for various infectious diseases. It's important to establish a vaccination schedule to protect her from common feline illnesses. Similarly, without flea and tick prevention, she is susceptible to parasites, which can cause a range of health issues from skin irritation to more serious diseases. A monthly preventive treatment is recommended to keep these pests at bay.

If your cat is displaying any unusual behavior such as lethargy, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, or changes in urination, these could be signs of illness. Since Abyssinians are also prone to genetic conditions like renal amyloidosis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, it's important to be vigilant for symptoms such as increased thirst and urination, or signs of heart disease like rapid breathing or lethargy.

In the current condition, if your cat shows any of the following signs, it would be wise to seek immediate veterinary attention: difficulty breathing, sudden collapse or extreme weakness, uncontrollable vomiting or diarrhea, or any signs of pain such as crying out or aggression when touched.

To maintain her overall health, ensure she has a balanced diet appropriate for her age, provide fresh water daily, and keep her living environment clean and safe. Regular grooming can help prevent hairballs and skin issues, especially in a breed with a dense coat like the Abyssinian.

Remember, routine veterinary check-ups are essential for early detection and prevention of health issues. Keep an eye on her behavior and physical condition, and maintain a record of any changes to discuss with your vet during visits.

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