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Linda Simmon, Veterinarian
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My cat has just eaten a small amount of a Lilly leaf What

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Hi my cat has just eaten a small amount of a Lilly leaf What should I do
JA: Hi there. I'll do all I can to help. How much does the cat weigh?
Customer: not sure. But she is a house cat and she is quite big
JA: When was this? Has she thrown up since eating the leaf?
Customer: 5 mins ago no she hasn’t
JA: What's the cat's name and age?
Customer: patch she is 8
JA: Is there anything else the Vet should know?
Customer: she has a bit of a limp at the moment after jumping the fence but the vet said she was ok this happened 2 weeks ago
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 6 days ago.
Hello, you are through to Dr Linda, a UK based vet.Do you know what type of lily?
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Sorry I don’t all I can tell u is is yellow
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 6 days ago.
Ok, sure.
In that case, as some lilies can be fatally toxic we need to treat this as a true emergency.
She needs to be brought to a vet immediately who will induce vomiting and reduce toxin absorption with charcoal meals and fluids. They may also run a blood test to assess her kidney function.
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Ok thank u
Expert:  Linda Simmon replied 6 days ago.
Not at all.This window stays open for several days so you can keep me updated.Wishing Patch all the very best.