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My cat has developed flatuance and this is getting bad What

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My cat has developed flatuance and this is getting bad
What can I do to help her
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 3 years ago.
Welcome! My name isXXXXX am a UC Davis graduate, and currently, a Medical Director of a veterinary hospital.

I am sorry to hear about this concern for Dolly.
Flatulence is usually a result of whatever is being ingested. So, even if Dolly has been on the same diet, the food must be changed. I would also encouraged ONLY feeding a premium food and avoiding any raw diets or holistic diets.

Science Diet or Hill's Ideal Balance are good choices. Royal Canin is good as well.

Also!
Make sure to have a fecal test performed. Not because of worms, but because other microscopic bugs can cause imbalances in the intestinal tract as well.

You can actually give "Gas-X" or generic simethicone for gas to a cat. But, it is only a 1/4 of the adult dose. So, only a fraction of what is in a small capsule.

I hope that information has been helpful.
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Expert:  Dr. Andy replied 3 years ago.
Hello
I hope everything is going okay. May I be of any further assistance? I was not sure if my answer was satisfactory.