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She throws up every other day, she just threw up and is

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She throws up every...

She throws up every other day, she just threw up and is breaving heavy. Not panting but you can see her body moving with her breaths

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Hopefully it didn't make a mess. Did the cat eat anything unusual?

No, we tried switching from solid to wet food when it first started about a week ago

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. The Expert will know what to do. What is the cat's name and age?

Venus about 9

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Venus?

Shes somewhat overweight

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago

what did she eat prior to vomiting?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Sometimes nothing, sometimes she is vomiting bile or a haur ball. But we have switched between solid food and wet food after she started vomiting and it has continued.
Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago

thanks so much for your very helpful reply. please give me a few minutes to type detailed answer

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Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago

I am sorry Venus is not feeling well. Perhaps the new food is upsetting her tummy.

Throwing up bile means her stoach is empty.

Give her one quarter of a ten mg pepcid A/C, famotodine, wait 30 minutes then offer smooth, pate canned food or baby food chicken r turkey with no onion powder.

Withhold dry food or any wet with chunks, pieces or shreds.

Try chewy,co for food. they deliver free and will refund money for any food she does no like.or eat.

Please let me know how she is doing.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
We changed the food as a result of her vomiting, she was throwing up daily before we changed foods
Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 2 months ago

If the old food was dry, that was the cause. Now we must treat her with pepcid every 12 hours and feed her very mild pate canned food or baby food to rest her GI tract.

Plus feed small, frequent meals so she does not eat a lot at one time

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