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Our cat ate about 3/4 Cup of turkey grease in the last 30

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Our cat ate about 3/4 Cup of turkey grease in the last 30 minutes. should I induce vomiting?
He was diabetic, but has been off of all meds for about a year.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome, I am Dr. B.

Now diarrhea is very likely with his eating the grease. Still we also have the risk of this causing vomiting and potentially pancreatic inflammation. And since he has a history of diabetes ( which is related to the pancreas), we do need to tread with care. Therefore, its ideal to induce vomiting now. To do so, you can give him 3% hydrogen peroxide orally at a dose of 0.5 ml per pound. This can be repeated three times in total giving at least 15 minutes between doses.

After we get as much out as possible, plan to offer a light diet like boiled chicken or white fish for a few days to offset all those signs. And if you do see any appetite loss, vomiting or belly pain; then we'd want a check with his vet so that this can be nipped in the bud for him.

Please take care,

Dr. B

Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.
Hi,
I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?
Dr. B.
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

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