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I love my cat to pieces. She is the most loving animal I
I love my cat to pieces. She is the most loving animal I have ever owned. She has a terrible problem with bowel blockage and she has a mega colon. Had her in the vet last month and it cost me over $50… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My male 23 pound cat is at the Emergency vet for two days. He can't poop. This has happened in the past (3 months ago). They gave him three Enema's so far. Plus stuff that they give people to take for… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
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Our cat Capra has been lethargic and appears to be having
Our cat Capra has been lethargic and appears to be having problems with his bowel movements, licking his anus and not eating regularly. We noticed this has been increasing for about a week.… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, I am hoping you can help me. My 17lb cat has megacolon.
Hello, I am hoping you can help me. My 17lb cat has megacolon. He was officially diagnosed with it over the weekend but has had chronic constipation for the last 4 years or so, and has been on cisapri… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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My cat is 13 years old. She has diabetes and requires 2 insulin
My cat is 13 years old. She has diabetes and requires 2 insulin shots a day. She also has kidney failure but she's not in crisis yet. Her problem is constipation. I'm giving her pumpkin along with a p… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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We rescued a cat 1 yr. ago, he was in very bad health, but
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Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My 19 year old cat was constipated and having a hard time passing
My 19 year old cat was constipated and having a hard time passing stools (stools were very hard). Our vet recommended stool softeners (Senna). We gave him 1/2 tab every day for about a week with good … read more
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Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
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Doctoral Degree
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Our 10-year old male tuxedo cat suffers from chronic constipation.
Our 10-year old male tuxedo cat suffers from chronic constipation. He may have megacolon, but we cannot afford surgery. Lactulose does not seem to help much. Usually if we limit his food intake (he's … read more
Dr. Debbie
Dr. Debbie
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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my 11 yr old neutered tabby is almost continually constipated.
my 11 yr old neutered tabby is almost continually constipated. He goes to the vet about once a month for enemas. the meds he is on include: Lactulose (as many times per day as i'm able to give), Lax-a… read more
Dr. John
Dr. John
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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My cat seems like she does not feel well. She seems like she does not want to sit down and is not comfortable. Her belly feels a little tight to me. It seems like she is straining when she goes to the… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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What else can I do when a 16 yr old Cat is constipated Please
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I got a new kitten a week ago who is 9 weeks old. 2 days ago
I got a new kitten a week ago who is 9 weeks old. 2 days ago we had to take him to the vet because he was having problems pooping and was in pain. The vet put him to sleep and gave him an enema which … read more
Dr. Stacy
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat has just been diagosed with megacolon. They say the
My cat has just been diagosed with megacolon. They say the operation is expense, the medicine she would be on does not always work. I don't want to put her to sleep.… read more
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My 12-year old male cat has idiopathic megacolon. We have been treating him for four weeks now, and have had three cleansing procedures. I am conflicted about putting him through surgery to remove the… read more
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