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My cat got into my dog's food which included a Dasquin

Hello, my cat got...

Hello, my cat got into my dog's food which included a Dasquin (glucosaine) tablet for large dogs. Is this going to hurt the cat?

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

Dasher; age 11

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

Not that I can think of

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10/14/2017
Dr. Nicole
Dr. Nicole, Cat Veterinarian
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I am sorry to hear that this happened, however, I don't expect that it will cause any problems for your cat. The biggest thing that you should monitor for would be gastrointestinal signs such as vomiting or diarrhea. Other than that, I wouldn't worry.

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Just keep a close eye on Dasher and if you notice any abnormal symptoms then contact your veterinarian or if you have other questions about his behavior, you can always message me.

I hope that helps to clarify things. Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help.

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Even after the rating, we can continue this conversation for up to a week, so keep me posted on how he is doing. I will also follow up with you to see how things are going.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Thank you Dr. Nicole; I will keep an eye on him and will let you know.

Have a great day and let me know if you need anything. He sounds like a funny cat. Most cats aren't even interested in dog food! I bet he is a fun guy.

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Just thought I would check in and see how things are going with Dasher. Hope that he is feeling ok. Have a great night.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Thank you. He seems to have come through unscathed, thank goodness.
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