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Thanks for your question concerning your kitten. I need some additional information to help out.
1. What is your kittens name?
2. What medication is he currently on and what dose?
3. Did your veterinarain viral test him for FELV (feline leukemia virus), FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus), or FIP (feline infectious Peritonitis)?
4. How is he acting otherwise? Active? Eating/Drinking?
5. What food is he currently eating?
Reply back and I will try to help you out.
His name is XXXXX XXXXX is eating Iams kitten food and friskies party treats. He's on 1/2 ml Flagyl liquid 80 mg/ml and he's acting great. but it's been 5 days since I've been gin=ving him meds 2 times a day and he still has a big tummy with smelly soft stool.
Did your veterinarian viral test him for FELV (feline leukemia virus), FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus), or FIP (feline infectious Peritonitis)?
Thanks for the additional information on Harley. It would be extremely important to have him viral tested if he had not already been as listed above. Additionally, you should have his fecal sample checked for internal parasites, as parasites can cause a big belly with loose stools. Even if the fecal sample is negative, I would have Harley dewormed as the parasites can intermittently shed the eggs that we pick up in the fecal sample.
I tend to see that some cats don't tolerate some brands of food as well as others etc. That is great that Harley is on Flagyl as I typically put them on this medication as well. I would consider trying a prescription food such as Science Diet i/d (for intestinal disease) as it is bland and highly digestible to see if that makes a difference.
I hope this helps, and let me know if you have additional questions. Good luck with Harley!
Thanks for the additional information. Yes, it would be extremely important to keep them separated, until Harley is better and he has been viral tested for FELV/FIV/FIP.
The FELV/FIV/FIP can be serious diseases, even life threatening, so I always test my new kittens for them prior to introducing them to a household already with cats.
I hope this helps and good luck!