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Clear fluid coming out of my cat's anus. She has been on a gastrointestinal food from vet's for a year now as last summer she was constipated. requiring 2 trips to the vet's. She is not vomiting, she is eating all her food

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your cat eat anything unusual?

Not that I know of

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. The Expert will know what to do. What is the cat's name and age?

Her name is ***** ***** she's 14 yrs old

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

She was considered overweight last year at about 11 pounds..actually the vet said she was obese! (my little Emma??). But she looks like she is a bit thinner..I've tried to reduce her food a it

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. Please let me know if you still need help. May I have an update on Emma, please?

The clear fluid is likely to represent colonic mucus which when produced in excess indicates a colitis but not the cause of it. If Emma is otherwise well, there's no need to pursue the cause particulary because this is often a transient sign disappearing within a few days. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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