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My cat had sickness now diarrhoea She has appointment on

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My cat had sickness now diarrhoea
She has appointment on Friday
Eating and drinking fine
Playing but I'm worried
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 11 months ago.

Welcome! Thanks for asking your question. My name is***** am a licensed veterinarian and I will be assisting you today. First I need to ask you a few questions so that I can be well informed and give you the best advice.

1- Any other symptoms besides diarrhea?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
She was sick for 2 mornings but that has subsided
Overall she is completely herself
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 11 months ago.

1- Is she strictly indoors?

2- Any pre existing medical conditions?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Diarrhoea followed they haven't been together
She eats a lot of flies though
She goes on our balcony but doesn't mix with others or grass or anything
She had an allergy early on in life that resulted in a skin condition that seems to have gone
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 11 months ago.

Please give me a few minutes to type your answer. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 11 months ago.

Friend diarrhea can be caused by many different medical conditions. It will be difficult for me to determine the exact underlying cause without a hands on examination and some testing. But, common causes are: Dietary indiscretion, ingestion of a foreign body, infections, etc. to name a few causes. This is what you can do:

1- Do not give things like Pepto Bismol or imodium.

2- No food or water for 8-12 hours, need to give her gastrointestinal tract time to rest. Then, offer small amount of water followed by a diet of rice (50%) and boiled boneless chicken or ground beef (50%) until the stool is back to normal then wean her back into her regular diet.

3- Supplement with a probiotic, these are friendly bacteria that help with regularity. You can buy this over the counter in any pet store.

4- Follow up with your family veterinarian for a hands on examination.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service - I hope I've provided the information you were seeking, if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thank you
For your help
I will do
Expert:  Dr. Peter replied 11 months ago.

You're welcome. :)

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