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Older 11 year old male drank water with pieces of treated

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Older 11 year old male drank water with pieces of treated kitty litter dissolved in rescue in a protected free area with white flooring...saw several white bubbles of "throw up" on the floor....and found him in an enclosed condo type dark Hot and not much ventilated (Texas) part of cattery..Appeared groggy. Have daily contact with him and three other rescues.
All three have had recent treatment and meds. and packing for ear hematoma..have been doing great!!!
He is a large neutered strong solid shorthair. He has never acted this way before.....i have given him a small amount of human Pepto....appropriate.amount of Pet Rescue Remedy....several eye droppers of clean water. It's 11:00pm. and I would need to call an uber if I have to go to an all-night emergency clinic ....but would do so if necessary. HELP. They are all trap and neuter rescues at six weeks old. HELP..
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 5 months ago.
Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me: What medications has he had specifically?How much Pepto Bismol did you give? How much does he weigh?Any retching, gagging, lip licking or vomiting since your found the vomit?Can he keep water down?Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?

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