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Sick Kitten With Diarrhea

by Cherie
(Cassadaga, NY)

Picture of Cat with FIV

Picture of Cat with FIV

My kittens eyes are all grouped up. She is suffering from diarrhea since we found her and she is exhibiting no control of her poop. Whenever my kitten moves the stool keep on coming out.

Other than that she is eating and drinking with no problem. There is no bleeding around the neck or shoulder area.

We are very concerned since we found the kitten two weeks ago and she just has not gotten any better. we do not know how old she is and is a very small kitten.

is there anything we can do for her?

Vet Suggestion for Treating a Sick Kitten with Diarrhea

Hi Cherie,

Your kitten needs to be seen by a veterinarian. At a minimum, she should have a physical examination, be tested for feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus, and her feces should be examined for parasites.

Your veterinarian can provide you with some treatment options based on the results. Once your kitten is well, she will need to begin her vaccination series to protect her against a number of series diseases.


Jennifer Coates, DVM

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