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Kristin, it sounds like your kitten may have FIP, is this the case?
Because they inserted a needle through the body wall, we will see fluid to continue seeping though the body wall especially if there is still fluid in the abdomen under pressure. You can apply another light bandage over the top of this bandage until morning. By then, it may have stopped leaking or she may need a recheck by your vet.You can use a sanitary pad or similar absorptive item placed over the area that is leaking. Secure with tape.
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As long as she is stable, no need. This happens quite frequently whether we are putting fluid under the skin or taking it from within the abdomen. I will tell you that some reading on FIP would be wise as this is probably what she has. If so, the prognosis is grave.I will be on for another few hours. If you need more help, just let me know.
I hope that's the case. Unfortunately, there aren't many other things that will cause such a high fluid buildup in such a young kitten. I hope it turns out to be something other, but I suspect FIP will remain high on the list of ruleouts.