Home Remedy for Vomiting and Diarrhea


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Recently we started a Home Care series. The advice in these articles is not meant to replace the advice and consultation of your veterinarian ... but as I have seen in my practice, many well-intentioned pet owners try to help their pets at home and they inadvertently do the wrong things.

If you're going to care for your cat at home it's important that you understand what needs to be done. So we have been working on a Home Care series to give pet owners the information they need. We want to expand this to cover all of the common problems that affect our pets.

Today I want to tell you about the article Cats with Vomiting and Diarrhea. This is probably the #1 medical problem that sends cats to the vet.

There are lots of reasons for vomiting and diarrhea. But if you are at home, what can you do to help? What medication can you give? What is safe? What is dangerous? This article will answer your questions. Go to: Home Care for the Cat with Vomiting and Diarrhea

I recommend that you print this article and keep it handy. You never know when you will need this information.

I hope this helps keep your cat healthy. Remember, very common reasons for vomiting and diarrhea are food changes, being fed table scraps or getting into the trash. Keep trashcans inaccessible and if you're going to change your cat's food, do it gradually.

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debra-primovic Dr. Debra Primovic

Debra A. Primovic, BSN, DVM, Editor-in-Chief, is a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Nursing and the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Following her veterinary medical training, Dr. Primovic practiced in general small animal practices as well as veterinary emergency practices. She was staff veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Louis, Missouri, one of the busiest emergency/critical care practices in the United States as well as MedVet Columbus, winner of the AAHA Hospital of the year in 2014. She also spends time in general practice at the Granville Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Primovic divides her time among veterinary emergency and general practice, editing, writing, and updating articles for PetPlace.com, and editing and indexing for veterinary publications. She loves both dogs and cats but has had extraordinary cats in her life, all of which have died over the past couple years. Special cats in her life were Kali, Sammy, Pepper and Beanie.