Why does my new cat have soft poo?
I recently got a 6mo. old persian kitten. He has extremely long white fur. Unfortunately after I've had him for about 2-1/2 weeeks he started having very soft poo. He gets it stuck all through his fur on his rear end, legs, and feet. I have been feeding him the same dry food and no canned food. Once in a while it will be solid but for the most part it's soft. Do you think this is something serious enough to visit the vet about?
Answer by Kate
Well often it is a change in food type from what they had before and also the change in environment that can cause this sort of tummy trouble.
I would give it another week and as long as you don't see any other signs of illness it should clear up. however if not then yes i would take him to the vets just in case it is something else.
It is always a good idea to take a new pet to the vets when you first get them anyway, i always do as it will pick up on anything that could be wrong such as worms etc it will also give you peace of mind and a good starting place for your new life together.
i do have a web page about cat diarrhea which you mind find of further help. here
best wishes Kate
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