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She's pooping about 7-8 times a day, Beadie, She's about 11

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She's pooping about 7-8 times a day,
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name?
Customer: Beadie
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Beadie?
Customer: She's about 11 weeks old
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 4 months ago.

Hello.

I would try adding some fiber to her diet to see if that helps normalize her GI motility. An easy way to do that, is to give 1-2 teaspoons of canned pumpkin or sweet potato baby food 2-3 times daily. If this is more of a chronic issue, then I would have your vet see her. In that case, we like to do bloodwork and a fecal exam to look for infectious causes, parasites or metabolic causes. Treatment is often times with a round of Metronidazole (antibiotic) and often times a general dewormer in case of parasites.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.

Expert:  Dr. Gary replied 4 months ago.
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Dr. Gary

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