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Any fishing apparatus on it or just line?How long ago did ingestion occur?
This can wind up being a benign situation or something very critical. At this time, you'll need to be feeding higher fiber foods like canned pumpkin along with his regular meals in hopes that the fishing line moves through without concern. If ANY symptoms show up like vomiting, diarrhea, nausea/drooling, avoiding food or water, hiding, etc. you need to have him examined promptly. Fishing line is a high risk object to consume because it can stretch out in the intestines causing a linear foreign body and with the natural motion of the intestines use a "see saw" action to lacerate the intestines. Thus, it's prudent to err on the side of caution if signs of unwellness show so that you can seek diagnostics and treatment. If this does pass normally, the chance that it comes out in one stool is probably pretty low. If you do see any length hanging from the anus, trim it. Never pull. And allow him to continue passing it with time.
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