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Hi there. Thanks for requesting me! Just like an in person consult, I have a few questions of my own to help ensure I give you the best advice possible...
So it was a human sized toothbrush?
Does her belly seem hard to the touch?
Has she been doing any vomiting or atttempting to vomit with no success?
So she only ate the bristles, not the handle at all?
THanks for the additional information. I really appreciate it.
As a general rule, since those bristles are small and flexible, they pass through the system without any problems.
However, as your friend learned, sometimes they can perforate the digestive tract because they're little and irritating.
I don't feel like she needs to be rushed to an emergency vet or anything tonight since she's otherwise stable and not acting out-of-the-ordinary, but tomorrow I would give your vet a call just to be on the safe side to see if they want to shoot and x-ray to see if they can figure out where the bristles are.
It's good that she's not showing any symptoms...but it'll be best to have the vet do that quick exam tomorrow..just to be safe.