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Stomach disorders What kind of food is best cats?

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stomach disorders What kind of food is best for older cats?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
loose stools - still eats and drinks water but sometimes has diarrhea.
Expert:  Dr. Gabby replied 11 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr. Gabby. First you need to figure out the cause of the diarrhea before you choose a food.

There are many causes of diarrhea such as:

Gastrointestinal parasites like worms, giardia, and coccidia

Gastrointestinal bacterial infections

Liver disease

Food allergies or food ingredient intolerance

Inflammatory bowel disease

So I would start with a fecal test and blood work.

If you just want a general diet to feed her when she has diarrhea use plain cooked chicken.

Does that help? Do you have any additional questions?