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My cat just ate a daddy legs spider. She immediately threw

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Hi my cat just ate a daddy long legs spider. She immediately threw up a little, had a little diarrhea and seems okay now but seems very tired and is lying down. Should I take her to a vet or let her just rest?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I can help you with your question today.

Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

If her signs are truly due to ingesting the daddy long legs, there should be no long lasting consequences.

Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

I recommend allowing her to rest and monitor her overnight. I expect she should be back to normal in the morning. If she does not want to eat in the morning, or if she seems to be getting worse, then she should be seen by a local vet.