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Stinky Dave

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Dave the Brave, Sep 24, 2013.


  1. Dave the Brave

    Dave the Brave PetForums Member

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    Baby Dave is having seriously stinky issues in the poop department.

    He is doing 2-3 BIG soft, intensely smelly poos a day. Last night I was asleep in the bed and the smell was so strong it woke me up and I had to go clean his tray. I don't get what's making him such a stinky bum. It's been the last month or so, before that ... less stinky and less volume.

    He eats:

    Grau Kitten.
    Omnomnom.
    Macs.
    Lily's Kitchen Kitten.
    GranataPet.

    He eats three meals a day. He eats quite a lot per meal but I couldn't say exactly.

    We failed on the raw food.

    ~ Honey's not being complete.
    ~ Natural Instinct being of dubious quality?!
    ~ Nutriment not looking very appealing.
    ~ DOC's vomited everywhere. Duck likewise.
    ~ Scared to give mice in case he vomits them everywhere.
    ~ Anything with Felini in completely rejected.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. carly87

    carly87 PetForums VIP

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    Have you had a poo pannel done to rule out parasites? If not, collect a three day sample and submit it to the vet for "full" fecal testing, and you need to specify full.
     
  3. Dave the Brave

    Dave the Brave PetForums Member

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    Good idea, thanks. I'll phone them tomorrow to pre-warn them heh
     
  4. KathinUK

    KathinUK PetForums Senior

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    Hi, obviously a case of diarrhea !

    Clearly *Something* isn't suiting Brave Dave ... can you go back to basics ... I mean elimation diet with, say, single protein?

    Other than that you could probably do a lot better with home made raw. Do you have a grinder or can you not supplement the Honey's?
    In any case Honey's say it is complete .... and I'm inclined to agree.

    Kath
     
  5. Dave the Brave

    Dave the Brave PetForums Member

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    No ... it's definitely not diar-reah.

    It's more ... how to describe ...

    Thick and sticky but soft :/

    There's no liquid consistency there at all.
     
  6. KathinUK

    KathinUK PetForums Senior

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    Doesn't have to be liquid to be classed as diarreah. Our vet reckons anything that is soft and not properly formed - what we'd call ..ahem.. "loose" is classed this way.

    Anyways, yes a 3 day fecal's a good idea :eek:

    Kath
     
  7. Dave the Brave

    Dave the Brave PetForums Member

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    Okay!

    Will start collecting.

    Poor boy!
     
  8. Citrineblue

    Citrineblue PetForums VIP

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    For Raw I use TC Feline Raw basic mix. It was suggested on PF in a thread sometime ago , I think by Hobbs. Mine prefer this to Felini, much more. You have to order it from Germany, around a week for delivery. That's if you want to try RAW again.
     
  9. Satori

    Satori One of Life's Winners.

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    Helpful video here regards assessing poo. Diarrhea in Cats - YouTube
     
  10. carly87

    carly87 PetForums VIP

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    Still really feel for you. The breeder of this boy aught to be thoroughly ashamed!
     
  11. Cookieandme

    Cookieandme PetForums VIP

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    I also use a similar product from the USA, Feline Instincts - My Natural Cat, the premix powders are a great introduction to raw. April is currently on this.
     
  12. Buttons1

    Buttons1 PetForums VIP

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    Oh my goodness, that nearly made me throw up! I assume that was a joke and you didn't just put in the wrong link
     
  13. Satori

    Satori One of Life's Winners.

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    Who me, play a joke? :D
     
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