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1) Are you able to see the blade of grass at all? 2) How long has this been an issue? 3) Any vomiting? 4) Is he able to eat any food effectively without gagging?
I'm afraid I am unable to make a phone call at this time.How long has this been an issue? Any vomiting?
The grass blade may or may not still be there. It can cause a lot of irritation having plant material pressed against the back of the throat. You can try giving a few drops of honey orally which may help coat the back of the throat and reduce the irritation. However, if you continue to see symptoms and are concerned, an exam would be useful. If the blade is stuck there, a vet can sedate Rusty and should be able to remove it. Once he's eating again without gagging, soft foods for at least a week are indicated and you may wish to add canned pumpkin to sweep down any additional grassy fibers that might be in the esophagus.
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