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My cat just licked the inside of a pepperment oil jar and

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my cat just licked the inside of a pepperment oil jar and spit for a few minutes. he seems fine now. do i need to bring him somewhere to get his stomanch pumped or for iv water?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

No, while cats don't tolerate essential oils well, peppermint oil isn't one of the toxic ones. He found it distasteful to be sure but he wasn't intoxicated. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.