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She ate a piece of ribbon. approxirmately 3inches long. JA:
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The cat ate some plastic 'curling ribbon" and before I could
Hi -- the cat ate some plastic 'curling ribbon" and before I could get to her, she had swallowed it. I don't know how long it is. … read more
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My cat swallowed a piece or ribbon a couple centimeters
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Looks like a common thing - he ate about a 15" piece of
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My cat just ate a plastic ribbon. One of the plastic ribbons
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My cat ate some ribbon today probably about 6" worth but in
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I noticed a ribbon bow was missing from one of my slippers
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My 2 year old male cat ate about a 1 inch or less piece of
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Dr Dave, I've just been reading your answers regarding cats
Dr Dave, I've just been reading your answers regarding cats eating ribbon and you mention items over 9 inches long. My cat ate a piece of ribbon about 4 inches long and 1/4 wide, but very sheer, the t… read more
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My cat ate a narrow ribbon about 2 in. Long. s this risky?
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cat: may have eaten one or possibly two 1 to 3 inch pieces..ate
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my cat ate some curling ribbon and has vomited up some of it
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My cat ate 4, 1 foot lengths of ribbon sometime overnight,
My cat ate 4, 1 foot lengths of ribbon sometime overnight, but at least 3 hours ago. He seems fine. what should I do?… read more
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