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Looks like a common thing - he ate about a 15" piece of
looks like a common thing - he ate about a 15" piece of wrapping paper ribbon. … read more
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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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My cat might have ate a piece of flexible small plastic that
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Rebecca
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My 2 year old male cat ate about a 1 inch or less piece of
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Rebecca
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Dr Dave, I've just been reading your answers regarding cats
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Rebecca
Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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My 10 month old cat ate about 6 inches of a thin satin/cotton
My 10 month old cat ate about 6 inches of a thin satin/cotton ribbon. The ribbon is small across, maybe 2mm. When I caught him, I pulled what was left out of his mouth. He has chewed it and broken it … read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My cat ate the shoelace off my tennis shoe today, plastic nib
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good day! my cat has a bad habit of eating gift ribbons and
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