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Cher, Feline Specialist
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Experience:  Feline Healthcare & Behavior Specialist 40+ years Experience
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My tiny cat just ate an entire home plus ant bait, with an

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My tiny cat just ate an entire home plus ant bait, with an active ingredient of abamectin b1 .05%. She is now acting super crazy, can barely walk.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. The Veterinarian will know if the cat will be able to digest that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Her name is ***** ***** she's 6 years old.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Kitten?
Customer: Her pupils are really dialated. She did vomit twice. She ate the pain a few hours ago, is my best guess.
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Veterinarian about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Cher replied 1 year ago.

Hello, and welcome.

Ordinarily a small amount of Abamectin, also known as Avermectin insecticide would not be very toxic to a cat; however, because your small kitty ingested an entire ant bait and is exhibiting the symptoms your described, it will be necessary to bring her to a vet or an ER vet center to be treated for toxic ingestion.

Unfortunately, there is nothing to be done at home to remedy the situation, especially since it happened a few hours ago.

Try your best to get her to an ER vet right away and please let me know how she's doing and what the vet tells you. Thanks.

I hope all will be well with your Kitty!

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