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I have 2 cats about 11/2 years old...they are brothers and…

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I have 2 cats...

I have 2 cats about 11/2 years old...they are brothers and initially no problems...all of the sudden one vomits and poops everywhere...

Veterinarian's Assistant: OK. What is the Cat's name?

Bud

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

Seems healthy otherwise...we adopted him from a pet store

Submitted: 20 days ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 20 days ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 20 days ago

does he have diarrhea?

what did he eat leasing up to this?

is he nervous or high strung?

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Customer reply replied 20 days ago
No kitty food dry
Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 20 days ago

thanks 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 20 days ago

I am sorry Bud is not feeling well. Sounds like he has an upset tummy. I will try to cover every possibility for his trouble.

Rub a drop of honey or syrup into his gums to raise his blood sugar.

Give him one quarter of a ten mg pepcid a/c (famotidine). I usually add it to a tablespoon of baby food chicken with no onion or garlic Or canned cat food.Every 12 hours.

http://www.1800petmeds.com/Famotidine-prod11171.html

Remove all dry food and any wet with chunks, pieces or shreds.

Feed only smooth pate canned food or baby food

To cure diarrhea get a few jars of baby food chicken or turkey with no onion powder/ Add one tablespoon of boiled white rice to each jar. Feed until his stool firms up. Next, add the rice to a canned food he likes and eats readily.He also needs a probiotic so give one half tsp of plain yogurt daily or culturelle or forti flora.For hydration and to replace her electrolytes give him tuna water drained from the can into a dish.FOR RESTLESSNESS, make a cheap safe mood stabilizer add 3 mg of melatonin to food containing turkey. Either baby food or canned cat food.Turkey contains l.triptophan so combining it with melatonin will calm him down. However it must be given every 24 hours as the effects are cumulative.https://www.walmart.com/c/kp/melatonin-3-mgLet him eat small, frequent meals of foods she really likes and enjoys. Experiment with flavors and consistencies, then vary them so he does not get sick agaiin I hope this information has been helpful. I will be standing by if you have other questions. Let me know if I can help further. Also, before signing off today, please take the time to use the star rating system at the top of the page to leave a rating for me (bottom of the page if using the app). A 5-star rating is appreciated as top notch answers are my focus. If you feel you have received anything less, please reply so that I may help until you’ve received the assistance you need. Until you issue a rating, the website will not compensate me for helping you. You will still be able to chat with me even after issuing a rating at no further charge on this thread.Kind regards,

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Cat Veterinarian: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 16 days ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

purrfectkitty
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