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Have you ever gotten up in the morning or come home from work at night to be greeted by a pile of vomited food on the floor? If your cat vomits undigested food a short time after eating, you may have a serious problem, but not necessarily. Cats are known for eating things they shouldn’t (plastic, sewing needles, thread or yarn, you get the picture), so if something gets stuck in the esophagus or stomach, this can cause vomiting or regurgitation of food when the cat tries to eat. However, if a healthy cat simply eats too much food or eats too quickly, the food may come right back up. So how do you know if you have a problem? Here are some tips:
When in doubt, it’s always best to tell your vet what’s happening. She can determine whether you have a serious problem or not, and advise you about the best way to help your cat through this problem.
This article was written by a Veterinarian.
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