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Can I give pedialyte to my sick cat?

Customer Question

can I give pedialyte to my sick cat?
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.

Is Tasha having any diarrhea or vomiting?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No diarrhea but a bit of vomiting. mostly bile from having an upset tummy.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
can I give her pedialyte?
Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

I generally do not recommend pedialyte unless there is significant vomiting or diarrhea. Pedialyte has electrolytes in it, and should not be used in a cat that is not in need of electrolyte replacement.

Expert:  brisadog replied 1 year ago.

What is going on? I see the things that you have tried, has she stopped eating and drinking?