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Both my cats have diarrhoea first one then the other it’s

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Hi both my cats have diarrhoea first one then the other it’s smelly and cats are losing weight, I put on royal canon sensatve food no change both otherwise seem well been months now
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. When did you first notice that the cat had this smell?
Customer: wjen it all started
JA: Does everything look normal with skin?
Customer: yes
JA: What's the cat's name and age?
Customer: there are two the first is jinks 8 ragdoll second is Prince moggie 6
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 11 days ago.

Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.

I'm sorry to hear this.

Has either cat seen the vet or had their stool analysed?

When were they last treated for parasites and which product was used?

Do they go outside?

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Not been vets yes they are outdoor cats last wormed a couple of months ago cannot see anything in the poop often have accidents even though can use catflap
Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 11 days ago.

Thank you.

Worms and other parasites like Giardia would need to be considered.

As it has been a couple of months since their wormer and they are outside, I would treat both with Panacur.

I would continue the sensitivity food and ensure they are not eating anything else.

We should also start a course of probiotic anti diarrhoea paste such as Protexin Prokolin.

If the diarrhoea persists, especially as they have weight loss, it is important they see a vet for a general check and some tests such as a blood test and stool analysis.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 11 days ago.

You should be able to see my reply above. If not, it is in your email inbox.

Please do feel free to continue the conversation.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Expert:  Dr L Simmon replied 11 days ago.

Not at all and all the best!