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Q. I found some mucus on my kitten's bum. It's a light green with no odor. Should I be concerned?

Answered By
DR. MASSIMO ORIOLES, DVM, MRCVS

A. It may be related to diarrhea or it may come form anal sacs.

If it is an isolate problem I would not be concern unless she displays other signs such as vomiting, diarrhea, inappetence, lethargy. In these cases I would recommend to take her to your veterinarian.

Monitor and observe her today, especially if she is licking the anal/perianal area.

Answered By
DAVID ELBEZE, DVM, MRCVS

A. If it is a one time thing I wouldn't be too concerned. Monitor her for diarrhea, vomiting and loss of appetite. If the situation escalates take her to the vet as she might have eaten something rotten.


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