this is when it gets so frustrating--so many things could be causing it, and many of them benign. i have no real suggestions beyond those offered so far; i have a couple who vomit clear fluid often--but have done so for most of their lives, and it's clearly not indicative of anything.
good luck.... MC On Nov 21, 2007 11:34 PM, Marylyn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I have no idea if this is right or not and am only putting it on the table > for you to consider..........The Royal Princess Kitty Katt did that when > she > started having trouble with her pancreas. She was much older and not > FeLV+. > I know there are lots of causes for vomiting, especially clear "throw-up." > I am not sure why I feel compelled to put this out but here it is. > > FYI: Kitty did not leave this world because of her pancreas problems and > apparently over came them nicely. If I recall we watched her diet and did > as much homeopathic medicine as she would allow. I included some version > of > colostrum (and do with current cats) anytime I could. I am a big believer > in it. > > > > > > > > > If you have men who will > exclude any of God's creatures > from the shelter of > compassion and pity, you will have men who > will deal likewise with > their fellow man. > St. > Francis > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Tracy Weese" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2007 9:36 PM > Subject: OT .. Re: FELV- cat, throwing up....input/suggestions? > > > > Here are the basics: Freckles was fine over the weekend and even until > > Monday mid-day, then he starts throwing up (clear vomit, not yellow or > > bloody, a little sticky like mucus) and does so about once every 4-8 > > hours, > > through that night. Call vet Tuesday a.m., they could not fit us in and > so > > we went this a.m. > > > > He had no temp. and did not appear to be in pain or too depressed > although > > it was clear he is not himself, less playful and more just sitting > around. > > The vomiting continued Tuesday and so by this a.m., I am not sure when > he > > last ate/drank, but he did pee in the litter box. He was NOT dehydrated > > and > > not yellow. X-rays did not show any obvious obstruction but there was a > > tiny spot that might need to be explored further if things don't > improve. > > We were thinking he may have swallowed something that was stuck in his > > tummy, even a large hair ball which was making him vomit and not be > > hungry. > > He got an injection to address the throwing up, it may take 24 hours to > > really kick in and then I have pills to give him throughout tomorrow. > Vet > > sent home ID food which is easy on the tummy in the hopes that once the > > omitting stops, we can start him on a bland diet to get him eating > again. > > He threw up once when he got home and has mostly just slept, and is > still > > not interested in food. > > > > So of course, I am worried sick. Freckles is approx. 2, very healthy and > > friendly normally. He is FELV-. I am looking for hints, suggestions, > words > > of encouragement. My vet said he has seen this before and so he is not > as > > worried as me, but.....if he is not better by Friday a.m., he goes back. > I > > am always prepared to take him to an emergency vet if things get worse, > > but > > my vets, who have known Freckles most of his life and last saw him a few > > months ago for routine stuff, seem confident this is not going to have a > > sad ending. I have lost 3 cats to FELV recently, and so they know how > > important this is to me right now. > > > > > > > > Tracy > > > > > > > > > -- Spay & Neuter Your Neighbors! Maybe That'll Make The Difference.... MaryChristine AIM / YAHOO: TenHouseCats MSN: [EMAIL PROTECTED] ICQ: 289856892