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Old December 22nd, 2008, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Ann'sFabFelines View Post
My latest trick is to put the hairball paste into an EZ dose medicine syringe and squirt it into his mouth. ...... Any hairball paste that contains mineral oil should work.
I'd strongly advise not squirting anything with mineral oil into a cat's mouth. If they were to accidently aspirate some, it will cause lipoid pneumonia. Chronic use also interferes with nutrient absorption in the intestinal tract, and can result in an inflammatory response as the cat's body attempts to get rid of this petroleum by-product. There are much safer options.
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