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My 3 week old kitten has become lethargic, weak, wont drink

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My 3 week old kitten has become lethargic, weak, won't drink from bottle, and won't accept milk (replacement mild from the vet) from a dropper. She poops every time I try to feed her - turned to diaherra. And she pees on herself instead of holding it until I make her go. Her tummy is very swollen too.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 7 years ago.
Hi there,

I would recommend bringing your little kitty to a veterinarian as soon as possible. Kittens such as this can get dehydrated and develop a low blood sugar very quickly.

With her diarrhea and swollen belly, she may have parasites that need a deworming treatment, but a veterinary evalution to make sure there is not something more serious is highly recommended

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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.
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