My cat hasn't pooped in 6 days!?

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September 23, 2019 / By Fraser
Question: My mom accidently ran over our cat in the drive way. She broke his pelvis in two places. We just got him back on Monday. We thought he didn't go because he wasn't really eating while at the vet, but now he eats a lot while at home. He hasn't pooped since hes been ran over, which is 6 days now. What can I do to help him go number two?
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Declan Declan | 9 days ago
I got this off of http://nomoreconstipation.com/cat-consti... Before you change your cat’s diet or give medicine of any kind, get specific instructions from your veterinarian. Never use laxatives for cats that may have a bowel obstruction. If your cat is unable to defecate at all, she may have a complete obstruction. This requires immediate veterinary care * Keep your cat regularly groomed. Regularly brushing your cat reduces the ingestion of hair into the digestive system. Often, hairballs can cause or increase the severity of a cat’s constipation. * Clean the litter box frequently. Remove the cover to reduce smells within the litter box. Cats are very clean in nature and often won’t use the bathroom if the litter box is not clean. * Give you cat a stimulant laxative. The dosage can depends on the size of the cat. Consult a veterinarian for the recommended dosage. * Mix some canned pumpkin in with your cat’s regular food. You may need to shoot it into his mouth with a syringe. Approx. 1 tablespoon per day. Constipation relief usually occurs in as little as 24 hours. * Add fiber in your cat’s diet. Mix bran or Metamucil or similar product with the cat food. Approx. 1 teaspoon. * Use a natural herbal remedy such as Natural Moves for Pets. These pills not only relieve constipation but also promote digestive health. * Give your cat 1/4 to 1 tsp of magnesium citrate powder dissolved in very hot water. Once the powder is dissolved add a little cooler water to make it easier to drink. You can also syringe feed the magnesium citrate to your cat. The magnesium can be given 2 or 3 times the first day. * Give you cat a stool softener such as DSS (docusate sodium). You doctor can recommend or prescribe one. * Give your cat pediatric glycerin suppositories. They may not like have a suppository in their rectum, but it does work. * Giver your cat slippery elm bark. It relieves constipation and coats the stomach lining and reduces irritation. * Keep your cat well hydrated. Dehydration is a leading cause of feline constipation. Cats require a lot of water. * Switch to wet cat food if you are offering only dry food. Wet food contains a sufficient amount of water which can help the cat overcome constipation. * For severe constipation give your cat a saline enema (introduction of fluid into the rectum), with manual evacuation. Be sure to consult with your veterinarian before administering.
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Declan Originally Answered: My sister pooped out something very strange! What could it be?
yeah worms in colon,which are parasites,are mostly caused by eating food which are contaminated by soil,dirty drinking water,feces or eating undercooked meat products.wash your hands very carefully after the toilets and wash your hands before you eat.cook your meals enough to kill the bacteria and check on with a doctor.if she has it all your family might have it from the same living conditions.your sister is very lucky to use fibers because that is what you need to do to get those parasites out of your intestines
Declan Originally Answered: My sister pooped out something very strange! What could it be?
It was probably a long dookie dook tht resembled a worm. But if you talking about and actual worm that would live in the ground, then no. It would have been digested and therefor would come out as normal looking poopie.

Bart Bart
If he doesn't go you MUST call the vet..there might be something that they missed. He could have a blockage. If he's eating and not throwing up thats a good sign. What you can do is go to the store and by canned pumpkin,,not pie filling..pure canned pumpkin...a half of teaspoon mixed in his food will help. You can also buy something in the petstore called hairball gel or laxatone..this will help also. 6 days is a long time for a cat to not go to the bathroom...i really think you need to call your vet.
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Zandra Zandra
As long as your cat seems healthy in every other way, and her poop is relatively solid and "normal" looking, I wouldn't worry about it. Just like people, some cats poop more than others.
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Zandra Originally Answered: What's wrog? haven't pooped but took half of the bottle of benefiber?
Two weeks? Yikes! That's a VERY BIG deal.. If you let it be, the poop inside your intestine will decompose inside your body (you don't want that, do you?). You need to see a doctor immediately. The poop may have hardened, so it doesn't matter if you drink laxatives or benefiber cause it can't be pushed out. In the mean time, try noy to eat anything and srink looots of water. Hopefully the water will flush it out. It's more effective in the morning. Drink at least 1 litre of water right after you wake up. You'll feel funny, but it works everytime for me. Oh yea, don't wait until you wanna go poop. Just sit in the toilet and wait.. Next time, try to poop every morning. Drink a glass of water after you wake up and force yourself to poop. Your body will get use to pooping every morning. Hope this helps. Don't forget to see the doctor!

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