My cat keeps throwing up he throw up twice today and just now he threw up so much. He threw up all the food he threw up

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Customer: my cat keeps throwing up he throw up twice today and just now he threw up so much
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Does the vomit look liquidy or foamy? Is there food in it?
Customer: he threw up all the food he threw up every other minute
JA: Could he have eaten anything unusual?
Customer: no he had his regular food
JA: And what's the cat's name and age?
Customer: his name is ***** ***** he is one year and a month old
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no there's nothing g else
Answered by Dr. Peter in 1 min 2 months ago
Dr. Peter
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Hello, welcome to JustAnswer. My name is*****; I am sorry you have this problem with Noodle; I understand how stressful this must be for you. I will do my best to help you today. But, first, I would like to ask you a few questions to be well-informed and give you the best advice. Please realize there will be a slight delay between messages. I will not abandon you or leave this conversation.
Any pre-existing medical conditions, or is Noodle on any medication?

Noodle is not on any medication

Great! Is Noodle strictly indoors?

he is a healthy cat with no medical conditions
he is an indoor cat

Thank you for that information. Is Noodle lethargic?

no he's not

Okay. Did Noodle get into anything or eat something out of the ordinary?

he is almost always energetic and alert
no, he just had his regular meal that he has every day

Thank you for that explanation. Does Noodle have any other symptoms besides vomiting?


Thank you for answering my questions. Please give me a moment to type your answer.

he rarely threw up before but today he threw up a lot and everywhere with intervals of a minute
we got really worried

I understand. Thank you for that explanation.

I am sorry, Noodle is vomiting. I am sure this must be a concern for you. Many different medical conditions can cause vomiting. Common causes are dietary indiscretion, pancreatitis, the ingestion of a foreign body, an infection, etc. to name a few causes. Unfortunately, you are somewhat limited in what you can do at home; I am sorry. I recommend having Noodle seen by a veterinarian for a hands-on examination and testing to determine the underlying cause. Treatment for Noodle will be based on examination and test results. In the meantime, this is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or Imodium. Start him on Pepcid AC (famotidine) 10mg 1/4 tablet every 12 hours for 2-3 days. You can buy Pepcid AC over the counter in any pharmacy.

2- No food or water for 3-4 hours. It is best to give his gastrointestinal tract time to rest.

3- After 3-4 hours, give him a small amount of water. Wait for a half-hour; if there is no vomiting, he can continue to have water. Leave him without food for 12 hours, then feed him a small amount of rice (25%) mixed with boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (75%) 4-6 times a day. Keep on this diet for several days, then wean into his regular diet.

Please let me know if you have additional questions.

Dr. Peter

he threw up all he ate today? should we not give him food until morning?

Yes, no food. Please follow the above recommendations.

Thank you for your help

My pleasure!

You're welcome. :)

Dr. Peter

Good afternoon. I hope I have given you a satisfactory answer. If you have any follow-up questions, please reply here, and I'll be happy to assist you.

Dr. Peter

Thank you again for visiting JustAnswer; please let me know if you need to clarify anything or have any additional questions. I am happy to help. If you'd like to ask me another question in the future, feel free to add me as a favorite Expert. You can do that on your "My Questions" page if you choose to rate our interaction. Just Answer is a full-service experience. We have legal, medical, automotive, home repair experts, and even homework. Please don't hesitate to contact our experts with your family's questions.

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