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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
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My cat ingested the backing of a P-Touch TZ label yesterday.

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My cat ingested the backing of a P-Touch TZ label yesterday. He hasn't had any symptoms but it was about 1.5 - 2 inches long. He has continued eating and had loose stools twice this morning but I can't tell if it came out or might have dissolved.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if your cat will be able to digest that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Teddy is about 11 and weighs ten pounds. Other than arthritis, he is in good health.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Teddy?
Customer: I don't think so. Although he's very good at hiding any issues he has about anything - it took a long time to realize the arthritis :)
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 11 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

How many hours has it been since he ate this?

Has he been straining when passing stool?

Are his gums pink or pale/white? Moist or sticky?

If you press on his belly, does he have any discomfort, tenderness, or tensing?