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We took a pregnant stray in and she had her litter 2 days ago. Today, she began to pant and then vomited and had diarrhea. She was groaning and meowing very loud and pacing around.

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Hi
she sounds rather ill and will need medical care from a vet. There is no way of knowing what is causing her sickness without a proper examination and some tests. But regardless of what is causing the problem she will need medication quickly.

Dehydration can take hold rather quickly if their is a lot of vomiting or diahrea. Make an appointment as soon as you can as her kittens will also begin to suffer if the mother cat is unwell.

Hope she is better soon

best wishes Kate

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Kate Tilmouth

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I can answer most day to day cat problems encountered by owners. I have a good understanding of cat behaviour and problems which may arise from changes to their daily routine. I can advise on cat training including litter training and general day to day cat care issues. I am not a vet and therefore cannot answer medical questions.

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I run my own cat website at http://www.our-happy-cat.com and have been a dedicated cat owner for over 20 years. I have encountered many different cat problems and situations and feel that i have a good understanding of cats and cat ownership.

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Educated to High School level and have since worked for many years in a customer support based environment, gaining vocational qualifications.

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