Worried about my kitten
by Mark V.
My kitten Sophia is about 6 months old, 4 lbs. (a little underweight). She just went through her first heat about 2 weeks ago and last night she recieved her last set of injections. She tested negative for any worms, felive HIV, rabies, etc. She had tapeworms right after we rescued her (at about 4 months), but she was treated and sent home. However, recently, and moreso last night, she has been sluggish and perhaps a bit uncomfortable when I pick her up. She puked up a bit of food and liquid last night. Some might have come from her rectum, I don't know.
She doesn't seem very interested in eating or drinking, but she is urinating and I suppose still defecating.
I am a bit worried though. She left this in the litter-box this morning. I prodded it with a toothpick to determine it's consistency. It's a bit sticky (gummy).
Can anyone identify what might be wrong before I call the vet?
Answer by KAte
Hi Mark I have deleted the picture as it was rather horrible hope you don't mind.
I think it is impossible for anyone to diagnose the problem with your cat as there could be so many causes. Your bets bet really is to speak to your vets as soon as possible. She may be having a reaction to the injections, she may just have a tummy upset, she may even be having gynecological problems. the vet really does need to examine her to find out.
Hope she is Ok
best wishes Kate
I'd love to hear what you think of this page or my site. Let me know if you like what you have read or if it has helped you with a problem.
It's easy to do just leave a comment in the box below and click the like / share or +1 to let others know about my site. Thank You It really is most appreciated.
Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...
Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?
- Click on the HTML link code below.
- Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.