Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Cat with Diarrhea and IBD Losing Weight

Q: How do I get wet diarhea off my cats butt and back legs. She has lost a lot of weight and is very frail

A: Sorry to hear your kitty is so sick. There are quite a few things you can try to help stop your cat's diarrhea. First and foremost, be sure to take your cat to the veterinarian. Your cat could be very dehydrated and may need fluid therapy and/or medication. Also, using a few supplements such as Power Probiotic or the IBD Kit would really help too.

Cats often develop diarrhea and IBD due to the food you may be feeding. Do not feed your cat food that contains grains such as wheat, gluten, oats, etc and also for some cats, poultry may be an issue. Be sure to watch this: 
You can also try giving your cat a teaspoon of canned pumpkin with each meal. Canned pumpkin helps to regulate bowel function and firm up the stool.