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12 wk old kitten is constipated with the dry food !?

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July 20, 2019 / By Laureen
Question: 12 wk old kitten is constipated with the dry food ! Ideas and suggestions She is taking a long time in and out of litter box.
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Jezebel Jezebel | 5 days ago
Its not the dry food that does it. Especially if it is cat food.(not dog) Is there a bowl of water always available for the kitten. What else are you feeding it? NO veges or fruit. These are meat eaters. It is having a problem in the digestion field with something it ate. Possible change brands of cat food. Kittens either have constipation or they have the runs. Could be milk(if you are feeding it that)
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Jezebel Originally Answered: My kitten is Constipated, help.?
Whiskas is TERRIBLE cat food. Changing the food might help with the constipation and will certainly be better for your cat. I recommend Felidae brand cat food. My kitty won't eat wet food (which is typically more nutritious) so we feed her Felidae dry food. It is a little more expensive, but if you cannot afford to feed your cat healthy food, perhaps you shouldn't have a cat. Does your dad also feed you T.V. dinners every night?

Francisca Francisca
if she is straining in the litter box and nothing is happening, call a vet after 48 hours. i would try adding a few drops of olive or canolia oil to the kibble and see if that helps
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Darcey Darcey
not getting enough water try her with tinned food, i dont think a cat that young should be on dry food! try pitting a drop of milk into her water or buy the special milk for cats that wiskas make! good luck!
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Brande Brande
Ask your vet about Laxatone. It is an all vegtable laxitive. I give it to my cats and it also helps get rid of hairballs.
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Brande Originally Answered: Help my 5 day old Kitten is constipated!?
at the cat clinic i work at, we massage colons to express them when they're constipated. i'd take him to a good cat vet just to check...it would at least ease your mind. make sure you get him dewormed, too...worms can cause constipation in babies. you might want to take in a fecal sample from one of the other babies to make sure they don't have any less common worms that general dewormers won't get. as far as a laxative, cats are lactose intolerant, so giving him a small amount of cow's milk might help to loosen his stool. be aware that kittens can go from ok to not ok at all in hours, so keep an eye on the little guy!

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