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I just fed my kitten and noticed that there were what I think

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I just fed my kitten and noticed that there were what I think are small fly eggs on the spoon. I wash it every time i use it to feed him but there must have been a small bit of meat left on it.
If my kitten has ingested a fly egg will this harm him or will the egg be dissolved in his stomach acid?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr. Dan replied 3 years ago.
Hello!

Thank you for your question, I'm Dr. Dan and I'll try to help you.

If that was a fly egg that he ingested it will not cause him any problems at all. Curious kittens especially outdoor kittens are constantly chasing and eating bugs without harm. If this was a fly egg your kitten should be perfectly fine.

I hope this helps, if not please feel free to ask more questions.
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