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Essential Things You Must Know About Your Cat Vomiting

Vomiting, or throwing up, is a forceful discharge of the stomach.

There is a difference between vomiting and regurgitation which refer to the action of bringing swallowed food up again to the mouth. Vomiting can be signs of a lot of different serious illnesses such as cancer of the bowel, intestinal parasite infection, and many other diseases.

Vomiting also occurs among cat which is usually accompanied by diarrhea, these small gastritis caused by eating some irritant substances such as grass, papers or bones but cats eat sometimes grass to get rid of unwanted substances.

AFTER-MEAL VOMITING:


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Some cats vomit after meals, this type of vomiting most of the time is not serious.

If your cat vomits each time after a meal, you can try one of the following things :

  1. Separate your cat food if there are other animals at the house.
  2. Give small meals frequently.
  3. Pick the food that has to be chewed well before swallowing.  
  4. Try to get rid of some kind of food that might the reason behind your cat vomiting.

FOOD ALLERGIES MAY CAUSE VOMITING:

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Cats who have allergies to some kind of food may develop vomiting while eating these sorts of food.

Make sure to contact a veterinarian for medical and diagnostic help if a simple diet change does not stop your cat signs.

HOME TREATMENT FOR VOMITING:

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Vomiting cat is not concerned in their daily food, If your cat vomits once or twice a day and has no fever or pain than you can treat him at home by not feeding him the next 12 to 24 hours, by the end of the 12 hours you can give your cat small quantity of food such as boiled egg, or cottage cheese, If your cat keeps this meal for 4 hours then you can feed him again.

If vomiting doesn’t occur then you can return your cat to a regular diet without forgetting water to combat the tendency to dehydration.

Some antacid liquids containing aluminum and/or magnesium hydroxide made for humans may help soothe the irritated stomach lining. Dose aluminum or magnesium hydroxide antacids to provide 10 milligrams per pound (22 mg/kg) body weight every six hours until the signs have passed.

If vomiting occurs with diarrhea intestinal adsorbents are best, do not give any preparations containing aspirin.


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TIMES TO SEEK VETERINARY HELP:

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If you notice that your cat vomit many times, if there is blood or clear pain, if your cat has a fever or seems depressed, weak and many other signs.do not try to treat him at home, because you can’t treat this illness or ever simple gastritis alone without the help of the veterinarian.

More sophisticated tests such as biochemical analysis of the blood, complete blood counts, and radiographs of the abdomen are necessary to make sure his small body clean of diseases when the cause of vomiting is not immediately evident.

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