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My cat got into the trash and ate shrimp shells he was

My cat Kevin got...

My cat Kevin got into the trash and ate shrimp shells he was vomiting yesterday and he seems to sleeping more than normal

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Has the vomiting stopped?

Is he interested in food today?

Have you seen any diarrhea associated with this incident?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I think he stopped vomiting my wife said she saw him eating this morning and have not seen any diarrhea

I'm happy to hear that. As long as he is eating and drinking normally and not vomiting, you don't need to take him to your vet. Those shells are digestible.

I would recommend that he not be in the habit of eating any seafood as it accounts for a lot of skin, urinary, and gastrointestinal problems in cats.

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