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Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?

Brand new guy, just got him today I named him Mufasa.. got him from an animal store. She said he was around 12-14 weeks but already fixed but he doesn't appear fixed.. she also said he was dewormed but no shots

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Him?

I have him in a puppy kennel and I have another cat who is 1 she is fixed and fully vaccinated

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
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Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.

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Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 9 months ago

How is Mufasa`s appetite?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Eating a lot
Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 9 months ago

Any signs of vomiting?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I gave him a bath and he sounded like he was wheezing or almost about to throw up but didn't. But I could hear his stomach gurgling
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I took the food out of his cage about an hour ago but made sure he still has plenty of water
Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 9 months ago

Ok. Diarrhea is common in young kittens especially if they have come from less than ideal conditions. Did the store give you any indication when he was dewormed and what product they used?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
It did not.. but the store seemed primarily organic product based. The worker sent me with organic kitten hard food and pumpkin pouches. If it is a worm or parasite could it effect my one year old female cat? She is fully up to date on vaccines and shots
Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 9 months ago

Parasites are readily transmitted between cats yes. In this case I think it would be wise to deworm Mufasa again. If you have an idea of his weight, deworming medication should be available from most good pet supply stores. In young cats I generally recommend preparations containing fenbendazole (often sold as Panacur) as it is a broad spectrum, good allround dewormer. It should be available in a liquid formulation which makes it easy to accurately dose the little guys.

Feeding a light diet for a few days while he settles in can help also, feeding plain white fish or plain boiled chicken can help things settle initially.

It would be worth treating both cats for worms at the same time, to prevent them reinfecting each other and give them both the best start together.

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Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 9 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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