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I have a 9 Month old kitten that has vomited probably 4 or 5

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times today...it is light brown...she...
I have a 9 Month old kitten that has vomited probably 4 or 5 times today...it is light brown...she seems to be walking fine but growls when we pick her up and just wants to lay around.
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Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Thank you
Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago

I am sorry she is not feeling well.

Give her one quarter of a ten mg pepcid a/c (famotidine). I usually add it to a tablespoon of baby food chicken with no onion or garlic Or canned cat food.Every 12 hours.

http://www.1800petmeds.com/Famotidine-prod11171.html

Remove all dry food and any wet with chunks, pieces or shreds.

Feed only smooth pate canned food or baby food.

If she gets dehydrated give her tuna water drained from the can.

Please let me know how she is doing .

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Should I take her to the vet ?
Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago

does she have any fever?

What and when did she eat just prior to vomiting?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Doesn't seem to have a fever...ate last night sometime.
Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago

What food did she eat last night?

Do you have a Christmas tree up?

Could she have ingested tinsel?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Regular food ..yes we have a tree up but it's fake no tinsel on it.
Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago

Does she ever eat non food items?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
No
Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago

Kittens often throw up from dry food or canned with pieces,shreds or chunks.

Is that what she ate?

Lets give her pepcid, wait 30 minutes, feed mild food like canned or baby food and see if she can keep it down.

If she cannot and continues to vomit, she should be seen.

If she can keep it down and does not vomit again, we can treat her at home.

Keep me posted.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Just took her temp. 100.6
Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago

Thanks for your very helpful reply.

A normal temp for a cat is 100 - 102.5 so she does not have a fever.

You said she cried in pain....where does she seem to hurt?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It's not really pain as much as mad that we are holding her. We can pet her and rub her belly and she is OK. Just when we pick her up.
Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago

Could she feel nauseated?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Like I said she is throwing up ....
Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago

Can you give her pepcid?

It will settle her stomach.

You can get it OTC in any drug store.

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Cat Vet: Terri, Feline Healthcare Expert replied 11 months ago
Hi,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

Terri
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