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How do you get your cat to become un-constipated?

How do you get your cat to become un-constipated? Topic: How do you get your cat to become un-constipated?
April 23, 2019 / By Tammy
Question: We recently moved and my cat freaked out and we moved his litter box so now he's afraid to "go". I need to know a good way to help him relax and use his litter box without him going all over the floor.
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Rhonda Rhonda | 4 days ago
its normal for a cat to get uncomfortable witha move, they are known to be really bad with them, so its eating/drinking habits will change for a few days and its pooping with change with that. you just have to wait it out, try to make sure it is comfortable and make sure it knows where the box is and its clean and all that stuff. (scoop daily, change litter weekly.) it might be eating less for a few days so it doesnt need to poop. it could also be stressed. if it is still continuing after about 3 days, i'd call the vet and see what they think you should do.
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Rhonda Originally Answered: Why am I constipated?
You probably need to improve your diet as you seem to have a constipation problem. For constipation, castor oil is very good for a one-off remedy as in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22c... but it is unsuitable for regular use. For constipation, suppositories, laxatives and enemas are all totally unnecessary if you eat the right foods. All fruit and vegetables in very large amounts are laxative. You need to permanently change your diet or you are likely to get colon cancer. Constipation can make you extremely unwell and can lead to colon cancer as it causes a build up of carcinogenic toxins in the system. The intake of foods such as milk, cheese, white rice, white flour and red meat should be restricted, because they tend to contribute to constipation. Any food that has had the fiber stripped out, the nutrients processed out or slows down the digestion is a constipation culprit. Here's a list of foods shown to cause constipation problems: •Meats, especially fatty meats, red meat and processed meats, •Dairy Products, such as cheese, ice cream and whole milk, •Fast Foods – burgers, French fries and other fried foods, pizza, etc., •Refined grains, like white rice or any refined white flour products, •Highly starchy foods – white potatoes, corn and all refined grains, •Pastries and other high sugar products, such as cakes, cookies and pies, •Deep-fried foods, chips and other foods that are high in bad fats. You can see lots more in http://au.search.yahoo.com/search?p=%22n... which tells you "Natural Ways to Relieve Constipation" and the right foods to eat.

Millicent Millicent
His food and water is close to his litter box right? If he is litter trained he should get it. I got a new litter box for my cat and he is old, he kept walking over to it and then walked away. I grabbed him and dropped him in it and turned him around when he tried to walk away from it. I also said that this is your new box, if you gotta piss do it here. I'm guessing that he knows my voice and tone, so I do speak to him. I've had him since birth. Cats are not easy to keep, they cost a ton and need just as much attention as dogs, but they don't need you. You have to always pay attention, cause cats don't tell you that they are sick like dogs do. It takes a certain kind of person to find the understanding which comes with felines.
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Lili Lili
Most vets actually recommend trying to give your cat a little canned pumpkin, as it has large amounts of fiber to help your cat's system. Just make sure it is pure canned pumpkin and not pumpkin pie filling, which has too much sugar. Hope this helps.
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Justina Justina
Yes by all means just let "nature" take its course and within a few days to a week your kitty will be fine:) If you choose to give it something to "unconstipate" it, you may very well end up in a much greater predicament than you are in now!
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Justina Originally Answered: Why do i keep getting constipated?
Not trying to freak you out but it's a possibility that you might have hemorrhoids (if you don't usually drink water--like when you where a kid or something). hemorrhoids are wads of veins that sit and the end of your rectum. so theyre pretty painful. you may wanna grab a mirror and check down there. they can be very painful because they block the flow of...poo...and cause constipation if thats not the case you probably have a regular (sorta) case of constipation. try laxatives and avoid things like cheese and ice cream. well, wait, you already did that. um...try going in for a colonoscopy for your doctors to view your colon. you can also try a colonic. a colonic is where water is released into your colon and sent into your intenstine with a tube that is inserted in your anus and the water would cause the muscles of the colon to contract and feces will feel the pressure and sort of flow out into a closed waste system. basically, you're getting cleaned out. you'll feel a bit of discomfort in the abdomen but you'll get cleaned out :] good luck!

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