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my shirazi cat is avoiding foodsand often use to cry
fshaki posted:
I've got my shirazi kitten 6 dayz back. he ate well, but often use to cry. I gave him cat food for all these dayz..but tdy he ddnt eat. Als I chaged the food and tryd to give tuna nd beef.he evn ddnt hd that. evn tdy he cryd.. wt may b the ther mst be any food poison?? ( the cat food ws poisoned or ?? any othr))
Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP responded:
It's not uncommon for a new cat to eat poorly for a few days after adoption. It's more important that he's drinking. Once your kitten adapts to a new environment, he should start eating better. You can tempt him with canned cat food if needed, but as long as he eats something after a few days, he should be fine. If he's not eating after 5 days, you should take him to your veterinarian to make sure he's OK.

Drew Weigner, DVM, ABVP
The Cat Doctor
Board Certified in Feline Practice


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