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Old August 2nd, 2012, 08:32 AM
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Although this paper is addressed to vets, perhaps you can find some useful info in there: They mention possibly using lactulose to deal with constipation.

The Zentonil is best given on an empty stomach (an hour before or 2 hours after eating) and shouldn't be crushed, which exposes it to destruction by stomach acid.

A feeding tube would be the best option, so perhaps you can look into financial aid from one of these resources:

Info on feeding tubes:

If that truly is not an option, here are some links dealing with anorexia in cats:

And here is an excellent resource consisting of many other people who have been in your shoes:

All the best to you and Shadow! Let us know how things go.
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