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Q. My 2 yr old male cat had diarrhoea. He's spent 1 night in pet hospital and a day on a drip. One vet says his heart rate is 156, another vet said 100

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. A cat can have a different heart rate in different times. Usually once the cat get properly hydrated and gets pain relief the heart rate will go down, and this could happen in a very short interval (sometimes within minutes.

Once the diarrhea stops and no vomiting is present - if the cat is eating then it's a good sign, usually from this point treatment can be given at home.


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