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kitten with diarrhea

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Cluesue Sat 17-Sep-16 22:56:30

My 12 week kitten has had diarrhea since thursday,he had his 2nd vaccinations on Wednesday so am guessing this is a reaction.
He's alert,active,eating and drinking but i am a little concerned,anyone have experience of this please.

roseteapot101 Sat 17-Sep-16 23:25:44

are you feeding him the same food he was weaned on they get runny tummy if you change a cats food to quickly

RubbishMantra Sat 17-Sep-16 23:26:31

Little M had a runny bum (I had to wipe him after a poo) when he came to live with us at 12 weeks.

Lots of vet visits, and nothing was wrong - just adjusting to the excitement of a new environment, slow introduction of new food.

Won't harm to bring a (fresh) poo sample into the vets and ask them to analyse it though, to ensure it's not Giardia.

Cluesue Sat 17-Sep-16 23:44:19

I've been introducing dry good to his way food diet gradually over last 3 weeks no problem with vowels until Thursday,only thing different is the vaccination,although there was no issue after the 1st vac

Cluesue Sat 17-Sep-16 23:45:00

*dry food to wet food

RubbishMantra Sun 18-Sep-16 00:59:07

I'd be taking him in (or at the very least phoning the vet for advice). Most Pets at Home have an in-store vets' practice (Vets 4 Pets), who are open 10am - 4pm Sunday if that's any help.

He most likely needs a pro-biotic, (but please, PLEASE don't buy any meds from a pet shop or supermarket. At best, they don't work, at worst they can kill.

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