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She bit a nyquil capsule. She didn't eat it but she licking…

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She bit a nyquil...

She bit a nyquil capsule. She didn't eat it but she licking her chops.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the cat's name and age?

Pina and she's about a year. She's drooling.

Veterinarian's Assistant: How old is Pina?

She's a year old

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I am sorry to hear you are worried about Pina.

I believe NyQuil contains alcohol, which is distasteful to cats. When a cat smells or tastes something they don't like, they will drool and foam for a period of time.

If she only bit the capsule, she probably did not get enough medication to make her drowsy, but the taste is the cause of her drooling. It should stop in a little while.

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Cat Veterinarian: Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian replied 7 months ago

I did not hear back from you; how is Pina doing?

Please let me know if my answer was helpful and any other questions you have.

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