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Given that your cat is not currently on any medications and has no known medical conditions, we can consider some common causes for these symptoms. These might include dietary indiscretion, ingestion of a foreign body, infections (such as parasites or bacterial infections), inflammatory bowel disease, or even systemic diseases like liver or kidney issues.
At home, you can take some steps to help your cat. First, ensure she has access to fresh water at all times to prevent dehydration. You may want to withhold food for 12-24 hours to allow her gastrointestinal tract to settle. After this period, offer a bland diet in small, frequent meals; boiled chicken or white fish with rice can be gentle on the stomach. Avoid any rich or fatty foods.
Monitor your cat closely for any changes in behavior or worsening of symptoms. If she is lethargic, continues to vomit, has worsening diarrhea, or shows signs of dehydration (such as dry gums, sunken eyes, or decreased skin elasticity), these are indications that she needs to be seen by a veterinarian promptly. Additionally, if she has not been vaccinated or is not on flea and tick prevention, she may be more susceptible to certain diseases or conditions that could contribute to her symptoms.