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katelin007
Mon, Feb 12, 2024

It's not the first time it happens and I don't know the real reasons for it. Sometimes she worms in the morning before the meal, but not more than 2 times


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The fact that she is also experiencing vomiting, sneezing, and urinary health issues suggests a systemic problem that could be infectious, allergic, or related to an underlying disease.

If she has ingested something she shouldn't have, this could be the cause of her symptoms. However, the presence of blood or a black, tarry appearance in the stool, known as melena, usually indicates bleeding higher up in the gastrointestinal tract and requires prompt attention.

At home, ensure she has access to fresh water to prevent dehydration. You can withhold food for 12-24 hours to rest her stomach, but do not withhold water. After this fasting period, you can offer a bland diet, such as boiled chicken and rice, in small, frequent meals. However, if she continues to vomit or shows signs of worsening, do not attempt to feed her and seek veterinary care immediately.

Monitor her closely for any additional symptoms such as lethargy, increased vomiting, a distended abdomen, or signs of pain. These symptoms, especially in conjunction with bloody or black stools, warrant immediate veterinary attention.

Given her history of heart issues, it's important to be cautious, as systemic illnesses can sometimes be more severe in patients with pre-existing conditions. While she is not currently on any medications, it's important to consider any recent treatments, such as flea and tick preventatives, as potential sources of reaction, although this is less likely.

For her urinary health concerns, observe the frequency, effort, and volume of urination. Any difficulty urinating, blood in the urine, or significant changes in urinary habits can be indicative of a urinary tract infection or other urinary system issues, which also require veterinary evaluation.

If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to come back to us! Thank you.