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We adopted a few 8 week and 7 day d kittens from the pound.

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We adopted a few...

We adopted a few 8 week and 7 day d kittens from the pound. They were fixed and had some shots, etc.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the kitten?

However the one kitten has Had diarrhea since we brought her home on Tuesday. It’s just pours out of her and she looks like she’s dehydrated navigating her cat antidiarrhea stuff and it’s not working and she just looks like she’s good potential he just die it any point she just is so weak. I don’t know what to do for her I tried everything it almost looks like she has a him right now or something that you can see your whole butt sticking out

Veterinarian's Assistant: Problems with drinking can be serious. I'm glad you noticed it. The Expert will know what to do. What is the kitten's name?

Peaches

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

The liquid pours out of her rear. And it’s all over her fur. But her butt is so sore it hurts her to touch.

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Joey, Board Certified replied 9 months ago
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Hello I am Dr. Joey. Thanks for asking your question and trusting me to help you and your pet today. I am a licensed veterinarian with over 17 years of experience.

You are correct to be significantly concerned if she has had diarrhea continuously for the past 4-5 days. There are many reasons for a young kitten to have diarrhea and they might include parasites (coccidia, roundworms, hookworms, giardiasis, tritrichomonas, etc), viral infection (Feline infectious peritonitis, panleukopenia), secondary to changes in diet or stress and there are other causes.

I so much wish there was some was an easy at-home solution I can provide but at this point since it sounds like she may have some level of rectal prolapse and is looking weak/lethargic to the point of death, this is a critical emergency and she needs to be seen today. At home all you can do is probably what you have already which is tempt her to eat and drink. There aren't any effective, safe over-the-counter options to counteract diarrhea this profound or dehydration this severe.

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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Joey, Board Certified replied 9 months ago

Looks like she was dewormed twice with pyrantel (strongid) and tested negative for feline leukemia virus and FIV. That is pretty standard for a kitten, but will not screen for anything I mentioned or treat for any atypical parasites we see.

Therefore, it looks like the best step is to have her seen by the veterinarian you want to be her regular vet. She really needs an exam and a comprehensive stool evaluation. As I mentioned above if she is in any sort of crisis with not eating, depressed, vomiting, etc, then you should take her to be seen right away.

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