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Q. Kitten showed up at my door. Was fine till two days ago, now cant poop and wont eat. Very listless and blotted

Answered By
ERIN CAREY

A. Thank you for taking care of this kitten! It sounds like the kitten may be quite sick. First, you can try to stimulate it to poop by rubbing its anus gently with a warm, damp washcloth. If this doesn't work, you should go to the vet right away - don't wait until Monday - because a kitten who's not eating can become hypoglycemic and get dangerously sick fast. Even if it gets better today, you should make a vet appointment soon because it will need to be dewormed - it almost certainly has parasites - and to get vaccinated depending on how old it is.


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