Hi and welcome to Just Answer. I am a licensed veterinarian and will try to help you.
What is she eating now?
Has she been wormed yet since the birthing of the kittens?
How many cats do you have? How many litter boxes? How close is the nearest litter box to the back door?
I am so sorry you are still having trouble.
Are you saying Momma still has liquid diarrhea?
What is she eating?
How are the babies stools?
OK, so her stools had firmed up and are now loose again?
What did she eat just prior to the diarrhea yesterday?
When her stools are normal does she go in her box?
Yes, I will be here so reply any time.
My main concern is that she will get pregnant again if she goes outside. I KNOW you don't want that!
Believe me, I understand how patient you have been and what you have gone through with this kitty You're a SAINT!
The problem is that a cat with diarrhea is going to poop out of box because she does not want to step in it.
By doing it right in front of you, she is trying to let you know there is a problem and get your help.
I am wondering if she has food allergies or this is stress related.
Can you please make a list of the foods she has been eating?
The list of foods she's been eating, not all in the same day. She loved Royal Canin 33 the first few times she ate it, even getting all excited when my husband poured frozen vegetables in a pan because it sounded like the bag of Royal Canin (my guess). So we bought a large bag, and then she didn't like it. She will eat occasionally, but not much. Mostly she gets Beechnut stage 1 chicken mixed with either Pet Pectillin (5ml every four hours) or baby rice cereal. Several times a day she also gets whatever else she might eat such as Newman's Own chicken and rice, California Naturals chicken and brown rice, Innova EVO dry, plain yogurt, Forti Flora sprinkled on food once a day. I just haven't seen any improvement except for brief periods where stools seem less liquid and she gets to the box on time. Big thrills for us when she does that. My house smells like the carnivore house at the zoo.
Can you please try something for me?
Let's change her protein source for a few days and see if her stools improve.
Since you have been feeding poultry lets stop it and try fish or beef.
Let me know if that changes anything.
I know how much you have been through already with Cutie and it would be a real shame to give up now.
I suspect she has food allergies, possibly to poultry.
Add one tablespoon of rice cereal to each can of food. Since she is skinny, kitten food would be good for her.She needs to rebuild herself
Try this product:
I will be keeping my fingers crossed so please let me know what happens.
Love and blessings,
Thanks for your accept!
Yes, please do keep me posted on how Cutie is doing.
Yes, its far easier to clean the box than the floor.
If her stool firms up I bet she will use the box all the time!
After you mentioned how cats hate to step in poo (who doesn't?), I checked her feet and found that her back feet have litter stuck to the fur between her toes. Yuck! I cleaned her feet last night, but that didn't last long. I'm going to try emptying the litter box and putting sheets of newspaper in the bottom instead of litter since she seem to prefer pooing on the newspaper we put on the floor by the back door. I've fed her California Naturals Salmon and Sweet Potato a few times now, but it's too soon to tell if it's helping. We haven't given up yet. I'll keep you posted!
OK, Deb. As you know, it can take a week or more before you see results from new food, so please be patient. I KNOW you have been VERY patient and gone above and beyond for this kitty so please don't think I do not know.BLESS YOU!
Yes, the newspaper is a great idea. There is also a paper litter called yesterday's news.
I will be keeping my fingers crossed this new diet will do the trick.