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10 year old Maine Coon (mix - I think). Was deobstinated at

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10 year old Maine Coon (mix - I think). Was deobstinated at the Vet, but has some feces remaining in the transverse colon. Eating very little. Treated with 100 ml of subcutaneous fluid (3 times) in the last two days - no he's active and feeling much better, but still not eating much. Taking Lactulose daily. Can you advise on possible next steps to get him to eat?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the Maine Coon's name?
Customer: Hunter
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Hunter?
Customer: I don't think so.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr B replied 1 year ago.
Hi this is DRB and I would love to help you with this.......a couple of pieces of very important info for you...first to get your kitty to eat......1/2 of a 4 mg cyproheptadine tablet twice daily. This is great for appetite. Second, many vets do not know about this food: Royal Canin feline high fiber response is like a miracle for these cats with obstipation......have used it many many times and it makes a world of difference. You may not even have to use lactulose.....Hope this helps you, Sincerely, ***** ***** need further help, let me know as I check my computer every night. Please hit rate my service as that is the only way I am compensated for my answers. A positive rating will not close this question and I am happy to answer follow up questions. Thank you very much!