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elena121959 posted:
One of my cats (I have 2) periodically (about once a month) throws up her food. They are both pretty healthy other than that; I am not sure does it because it happens at night or when I'm not home. I do have a slight suspicion which is doing it. I can't afford taking one or both to the vet due to my finances. Can you give me some tips or info?
Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP responded:
Yes. If one cat throws up food once a month, treat both of them for hairballs. If this solves the problem, they don't need to see your veterinarian as long as they're both eating well and not losing weight (and no longer vomiting.) Ask your veterinarian which hairball laxative they recommend as these tend to work better.

Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP
The Cat Doctor
Board Certified in Feline Practice
elena121959 replied to Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP's response:
Thank you, Drew! I decided to change their food back to Purina Cat Chow (from Purina One;which was causing the problem). so far there has been no vomiting.


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