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Look around carefully and see if he might have chewed anything and swallowed it. Like a stuffed toy. Or are you missing any socks?
What breed is he? Small? Large?
That was a substantial overdose. Most common signs are vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite. Kidney toxicity is not very common in cats with normal kidney blood flow. However with such an overdose kidney function has to be monitored . Giving the fluids is the best treatment right now.
Please ignore the mixed messages. I'm still waiting for your response re your puppy.
I'm trying to untangle these two messages.
Did you get my information about the meloxicam?
Although your kitty got such an overdose the fact that he is so young and healthy increases his his chance of not having permanent kidney damage.
I'm very sorry that a vet gave you such mistaken advice.
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I'm so sorry for the mix up. I just couldn't get back to you.
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I had asked if there was a possibility of him chewing up and swallowing anything. I also asked what breed he was and what size he was.
If he continues to gag he should be checked by your vet tomorrow. If he is choking, that is an emergency and you should take him to an emergency clinic.
Hopefully he will be fine. But do make sure that you puppy proof your home.
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