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I gist came home from work and I found my cat vomiting

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Hi.I gist came home from work and I found my cat Tom vomiting .looked like foam and pink. He's 2 years old and he's inside dor cat. Tom didn't touch his food that I left in the morning. I should be worried?thanks
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did your cat eat anything unusual?
Customer: No
JA: OK. The Expert will know what to do. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your cat?
Customer: Not really. He's eating well and he's a healthy cat in general
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I am sorry to hear you are worried about Tom.

Vomiting in cats is caused by dozens of things, some serious and some not. Many times it gets better in a day without treatment, but in a young cat it can be a sign of an intestinal blockage from eating something like a string or yarn.

The foam and pink just indicate that the lining of his stomach is irritated, but does not tell if the cause of the vomiting is serious or not. It does concern me that he is not eating.

If you lift his lip to check his gums, are they pink in color, or pale? If pale, that is a sign this is serious.

If he won't eat, will he at least take water, broth, tuna juice, or other liquids? If he won't drink at all, he will become dehydrated.

He may have just eaten something he shouldn't and be back to normal in a day; I would need to examine him to tell you more. If he persists in vomiting, not eating, won't drink water, then I would have him checked by a veterinarian.

Let me know what other questions I can answer.

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