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Intestinal Virus Due to Bacterial Overgrowth (Astrovirus) in Cats




Treatment will depend on the final diagnosis. If your cat is dehydrated due to the diarrhea and lack of fluids, it will receive fluids to rehydrate it immediately. Medication can also be given to control the diarrhea. Your veterinarian may also prescribe a special, bland, easily digestible, high protein veterinary diet tailored for cats with intestinal upset.  


Living and Management


If astroviral infection is suspected in your cat, then you will need to keep your cat away from all other cats until the infected cat no longer has diarrhea or is displaying any other symptoms. 



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