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Lynn, Veterinary Assistant
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Experience:  worked at a vet clinic for 18 yrs, BA in biology, experience with cats for 20+ years
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what do u give your cat if she cant go poop

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what do u give your cat if she can't go poop
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Lynn replied 7 years ago.
Feed her strictly canned cat food, and give her 2 tablespoons of canned pumpkin daily. If that doesn't work she needs a vet.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thats all I don't know what to give her I was going to give her prunes juice to see if that works
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

what would u give her if u can't afford to take her to the vet

 

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I don't have a clue to help her go poop please help me
Expert:  Lynn replied 7 years ago.

Hi,

 

I would not recommend giving her prunes as I believe they can be toxic to cats. You can give her Metamucil and a cat laxative product intended for hairballs (such as Laxatone or Laxaire) in addition to feeding her only canned cat food (no dry) and the canned pumpkin. If she's already been constipated for some time its possible that nothing you can do at home will help. Here's a link to a page about constipation in cats;

 

http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=1+2122&aid=3471

 

Best wishes!

 

Lynn