One of the common symptoms veterinarians see in cats is vomiting. Agreed, vomiting isn't a particularly nice subject but if you are a cat owner then chances are you have experienced either the sight or sound of a vomiting or gagging cat. So when should you be concerned? If your cat vomits once and there is nothing else unusual about their behaviour or their health and they return to their normal self straight away, then chances are your cat is probably ok. On the other hand if the vomiting continues and you notice any other signs discussed in this article then you may need to act. The most important thing to do is continue observing your cat closely - keep them inside and watch carefully for other changes.
So what changes should you look out for? If you notice any of the following signs occurring in your cat it is important to contact your veterinarian as soon as possible:-
If you are concerned after just one or two episodes of vomiting we prefer that you contact us and discuss your cat's condition. We would rather you be an informed cat owner as opposed to a worried owner.
If it is time to take your cat to the vet here is a checklist of things to observe, and information to bring with you:-
Cats are masters of disguise, particularly when it comes to illness. Your role in noticing the most subtle of changes is imperative to picking up any problems early and can help prevent further illness and discomfort. Don't hesitate to contact us should you have any concerns.