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OMG I am totally freaked!

Jacq

Savannah Super Cat
#1
Nimbus ate one of those little squishy balls with the mylar "whiskers" on it. ATE THE WHOLE THING! And I am leaving early in the morning for the regional in Tuscon...what should I do? OMG!!!
 

Patti

Admin
Staff member
#2
I'm not sure what kind of toy you're talking about but one of my cats ate a mylar 'crinkle' ball and was throwing up for three days. I was fortunate, but if you're leaving town tomorrow you might want to call your vet and see what advice he has for you.
 

Jacq

Savannah Super Cat
#3
No, not the mylar crinkle balls. These are soft and squishy. I'll see if I can find a pic of one. He has NEVER eaten a toy before! I had no idea he would eat this one. By the time I saw it in his mouth it was too late.
 

Jacq

Savannah Super Cat
#5
I don't know what to do. Should I stay home and not go to the show? I have my son and his family staying at my house to take care of the pets.
 

DChap

Site Supporter
#6
Hopefully he'll cough it up. I wonder if theres someway to encourage that? How long has it been since he ate it?
 

DChap

Site Supporter
#7
Tojo has eaten some crazy things and has always pooped them thru (whole even :eek:) but I think he has been VERY lucky.
 

Patti

Admin
Staff member
#9
Did you call your vet to see what he recommended? There are some meds that can encourage vomiting but you would need to ask a vet if you should try to get him to vomit it up or see if he will pass it. I can't tell by the pic how big this toy is, but I'm guessing it's too big to pass out of the stomach, if it is still in one piece.