When did the diarrhea begin?
When was his last bout of it?
When did he stop eating?
right after he had diarrhea, we cleaned him up and then he just went into his bed and slept
and he hasn't really moved that much since. nor eaten or had any water
So, he only had one bout of diarrhea?
yes. at around 6pm yesterday
This was yesterday? And has been sleeping since?
Did he vomit?
Has he urinated since yesterday?
If you go over to him now and lift his lip and touch his gums above his teeth, are they wet, dry or sticky?
Are his gums in this area the same color as yours or do they look significantly different to you?
wet and pink
he seems more scared than anything
If he has not had any diarrhea since that one time, and has not vomited, then this does not sound all that concerning yet.
It is not strange that he would not feel like eating..
if he has gastrointestinal upset.
ok. what about calming him down. is there a way to make him more comfortable and calm
As long as you did not see any blood in the stool...then I am not too worried.
no. none. i was sure to check when he had diarrhea
How is that he is not "calm" if he is just laying there?
You said that he "just seems to want to sleep."
well we had to move him to another room and when he walked he was all crouched down and scared
He was probably crouched down because he is guarding his abdomen. His belly doesn't feel good.
The fact that his gums are wet and pink is good.
This means he is not dehydrated.
ok. good. so we should keep an eye on that?
I am also suspicious that he may be drinking without you noticing.
It would not make much sense to still be well-hydrated after a bout of diarrhea, and then not drinking for such a long time.
If he is still acting like this tomorrow, or if he should have more diarrhea or start vomiting, then he should go to the vet tomorrow.
ok. i guess my boy friend said he was shaking earlier..
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