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Kitten poop...not really tmi but gross lol

i have 2 kittens that are around 6 weeks old. they have been eatting soilds for about 2 weeks, mom got hit by car, but they are having trouble pooping soild...its liquidy. thier food dish is refilled when empty and same with their water. we cant afford a vet right now so any advice would be great!!

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Asked by dreamangel06 at 10:49 AM on Mar. 31, 2011 in Pets

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  • If it's wet food, that might be the cause. When you get the money you should have them dewormed. That may also be causing it.

    Answer by Renee3K at 10:51 AM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • Give them dry kitten food once or twice a day at the most.


    Answer by older at 10:51 AM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • they're probably still a little too young to get just solids. I know you can get kitten formula at the pet store. you might want to try that.

    Answer by MrsMWF at 10:51 AM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • Sounds like worms to me.

    Answer by vbruno at 12:00 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • Switch to dry food they will poop solid. Let me know.

    Answer by dancer at 2:06 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • they have been eatting dry food for a few days. that was the first thing we thought of

    Comment by dreamangel06 (original poster) at 3:23 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • If you are feeding a low quality brand of food, that could be causing the diarrhea. If the brand you are feeding has corn, wheat, soy, unnamed meat byproducts, I would suggest switching. Cats are obligate carnivores, which means they MUST have MEAT in their diets...named meat like chicken, NOT "meat and bone meal" or "animal fat".

    Answer by CollinBayleeMom at 6:31 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • Also, they most likely have worms or some other parasite. I'm not sure about kittens, but I know that all/most puppies are born with worms. They need to go to the vet to be dewormed. The stuff that you buy in stores does not work!

    Answer by CollinBayleeMom at 6:35 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

  • They have to be dewormed by a vet. Most cats are born with worms. The vet might just give you the pills without seeing the babies, since cost is an issue. I think they are too old for formula, just my opinion.

    Answer by dancinintherain at 8:17 PM on Mar. 31, 2011

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