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13 yr old cat -- Loose green stool
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brettg posted:
I have a 13 year old domestic shorthair cat. Over he last two days, she's had loose green-gray stool on floor (not in the litter box). She _has_ urinated in the litter box. She's an indoor cat though we do have a dog that goes outside. We also recently changed her food from one brand of dry food to another but we've never had this problem before when the food had been changed.

She is still eating her food but she's not a social cat--mostly she onely comes out to eat and use the litter box--so I don't know if there are other symptoms or not.

Any thoughts on what might be causing it? Is the food the likeliest cause or something else?

Thanks!
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rohvannyn responded:
Hope your kitty is feeling better. In the meantime, here is a reference that might be useful.

http://pets.webmd.com/cats/the-scoop-on-cat-poop
 
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Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP responded:
Diarrhea always has a cause, whether it's diet related, parasites, internal medical conditions, etc. And as long as she has diarrhea, she won't use her litterbox consistently. Unless the problem has already resolved, she needs to see your veterinarian to find out what's wrong with her.

Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP
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