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I have a nursing mother cat with chronic diarrhoea. She's a

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: I have a nursing mother cat with chronic diarrhoea.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the cat?
Customer: She's a stray, semi-feral, and she's sneaked into our conservatory with her three kittens. We're feeding her and making sure she's safe. She hasn't eaten for twelve hours, and has used her litter tray three times in the last five hours - her last trip resulted in liquid faeces. Her kittens are maybe a week or two weeks old.
JA: The Expert will know if the stray kitten will be able to digest that. What is the cat's name?
Customer: She doesn't have a name, she's a stray, we're calling her Rosie.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the stray kitten?
Customer: It's a stray mother cat, nursing three kittens. We think she has been living rough for a while before she 'found' us - she arrived on Monday and has been eating like crazy. I just want to know whether the diarrhoea may be a result of that.

Hi, Welcome to Just Answer. I'm Chris, a small animal Vet based in the UK. I am reviewing your question and will get back to you as soon as possible

Firstly what are you feeding her? Secondly has she had any worming treatment thus far? Also how long ago did she give birth?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She's on wet cat food (Purina Gourmet!) and Hill's nuts. She's not our cat, she brought her kittens into our conservatory on Monday, we think she's been living wild for a while, so we don't know about worming treatment. We don't know when she gave birth, but her kittens still have their eyes closed.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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