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Eve the cat vomited up the ribbon today. Don't know if she
Eve the cat vomited up the ribbon today. Don't know if she actually ate the pumpkin as she has a piggish brother. Regardless, ribbon voided and all is well.… read more
DocPaul
DocPaul
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Doctoral Degree
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My daughter's cat ate about a foot of narrow curling ribbon
My daughter's cat ate about a foot of narrow curling ribbon that was hanging down from a helium balloon. He threw up, but no ribbon came up. It is almost midnight here on a Saturday night and we are u… read more
Dr. Peter
Dr. Peter
Doctors Degree
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Cat ate MAYbe six inches of curling ribbon (as she has done
cat ate MAYbe six inches of curling ribbon (as she has done in the past) SOMEtime during the night. Ate this AM, no vomit yet, but is acting just like her normal self thus far … read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
20,589 satisfied customers
My cat ate a ribbon last night very thin about about 6
My cat ate a ribbon last night very thin about about 6 inches long type found on shirts to use to hang … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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I think she may have eaten an approx 6 in piece of ribbon.
I think she may have eaten an approx 6 in piece of ribbon. … read more
PitRottMommy
PitRottMommy
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Associate Degree
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She ate a piece of ribbon. approxirmately 3inches long. JA:
She ate a piece of ribbon. approxirmately 3inches long. … read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
21,365 satisfied customers
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
Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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I am fostering a lovely cat. It has taken a couple weeks for
I am fostering a lovely cat. It has taken a couple weeks for him to get comfortable in his new home. Christmas Eve he grabbed a piece of curling ribbon. Maybe 4 inches and ate it before we could catch… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
my 4 year old cat ate about 10" of curling ribbon last night.
my 4 year old cat ate about 10" of curling ribbon last night. It seems as if he's vomited all of it ... it came out in several pieces (vomited once). He ate normally after that & I've plapated his abd… read more
PetDoctor2005
PetDoctor2005
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
296 satisfied customers
My cat (female, approx. 12 lbs.) ate curling ribbon. She did
My cat (female, approx. 12 lbs.) ate curling ribbon. She did vomit a good piece of it up and has vomited a few more times, the last one (which was liquid because she was drinking water) I saw her do. … read more
Dr. Christian K.
Dr. Christian K.
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
9,121 satisfied customers
My cat ate a piece of ribbon. Should I take him to the vet?
My cat ate a piece of ribbon about 1 foot long two days ago. He has thrown up a couple of times, his bowel movements seem normal. Is it necessary to take him to the vet?… read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,327 satisfied customers
My cat was playing with a 10" pc of ribbon. I went and did
My cat was playing with a 10" pc of ribbon. I went and did some dishes when I came back into the room I could not find the ribbon. I think she ate it. What now? please advise.… read more
Doctor W
Doctor W
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
855 satisfied customers
Cat: Has been vomiting fluid off and on for approximately 8 hrs.
2nd Submission. Cat ate ribbon approximately 4-6 inches. Has been vomiting fluid off and on for approximately 8 hrs. Cat routinely eats these types of things, but typically vomits them up relatively q… read more
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Vet help
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,280 satisfied customers
My cat Misty ate some red curling ribbon recently. I know
My cat Misty ate some red curling ribbon recently. I know because I removed several inches that was trailing from her behind this morning. I am worried because I am not sure how much she may have eate… read more
petdrz
petdrz
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Doctoral Degree
3,612 satisfied customers
My cat chewed some curling ribbon on a present and vomitted
My cat chewed some curling ribbon on a present and vomitted up a couple of pieces later that night - she has been vomitting back up everything she eats. She did have a bowel movement last night that l… read more
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Vet help
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Doctoral Degree
2,280 satisfied customers
my cat ate part of a ribbon from a balloon. she ate and drank
my cat ate part of a ribbon from a balloon. she ate and drank normally for two days after but for the last three days she hasn't eaten and has drank very little. she's acting very lethargic. local vet… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,056 satisfied customers
cat: old) has thrown..We feed her a combination of wet and dry food.
Our cat (8 mo. old) has thrown up for the last four nights. We feed her a combination of wet and dry food. We keep her confined to a bath room during the night and she has run of the house otherwise. … read more
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FamilyPetDoctor
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,478 satisfied customers
My sisters cat ate the ribbon of a heilum balloon, and is
My sister's cat ate the ribbon of a heilum balloon, and is now throwing up little puddles of clear foam. Will the ribbon pass on it's own or do we need to take her to the vet?… read more
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Dr. K
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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