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Q. i think my cat has a bowel blockage are there any home remedies

Answered By
LINDSEY EDWARDS MVB, BSC, IVCA

A. More information regarding what signs your cat is presenting with would be necessary in order to provide any advice in this situation. Constipation or lower bowel fecal impactions will sometimes respond to mild laxatives but upper GI/stomach obstructions with vomiting require urgent investigation due to the risk of severe salt and fluid balance problems, aspiration pneumonia due to vomiting and risk of perforations. It is more effective to investigate and treat early in the course of such problems than to attempt to remedy undefined problems and it is often much cheaper to treat prior to the development of complications which may require extensive hospital bills


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