Go Back   Pet forum for dogs cats and humans - Pets.ca > Discussion Groups - mainly cats and dogs > Cat health - Ask members * If your pet is vomiting-bleeding-diarrhea etc. Vet time! > Kitten health

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old June 5th, 2017, 11:58 PM
Cravenkiss Cravenkiss is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Mauritius
Posts: 2
Losing weight and unstable on feet

Hi guys, so my kitten, Diablo, 2 months ( his pic attached) is being really weird and in bad shape lately. His mum dissapeared not so long ago, about 2 weeks but he was just fine until recently, he lost so much weight and can't walk or stand properly, losing his balance and looking really weak. I will bring him to the vet tomorrow, but I would like to know if anyone ever had this problem before and it there's something I can do in the meantime. Any help would be really appreciated please, thank you..
Attached Images
 
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old June 6th, 2017, 03:51 PM
Winston's Avatar
Winston Winston is offline
Mom of 3 precious Angels
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Hamilton Ontario
Posts: 7,209
Welcome!
A vet visit is a must especially so young. They can go down hill really fast when they are so young. Thinking he likely has a parasite or maybe even a respiratory type virus as it is very common in kittens. A deworm is likely needed as well. I dont know 1000% sure but I think I read somewhere kittens get the worms from mom.
Make sure he or she is hydrated too. You can entice it with some soft food and put some parm cheese or something smelly (soft) on top and maybe even add a tad bit of water to make it liquid like.
Best of luck and let us know how you make out...
More pics please
Cindy
P.S Love the name too!
__________________
Tabitha April 10, 1995 - August 23, 2013
Bomber April 10, 1995 - July 12, 2010
Winston Nov 15, 1999 - September 15, 2011
Sophie Aug 30, 2011

"UNTIL ONE HAS LOVED AN ANIMAL, PART OF THEIR SOUL REMAINS UNAWAKENED"
He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.
-Unknown
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old June 7th, 2017, 08:03 AM
marko's Avatar
marko marko is offline
Administrator - Pet lover
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Montreal Quebec Canada
Posts: 11,912
agree w/winston 100%.

Vet visit is in order as it's impossible to accurately guess what the problem might be. Winston correctly suggests where the common problems lie though.
__________________
Please tactfully EDUCATE or IGNORE posters you don't agree with.
Please PM me & Include URLs and post #'s for any issues and it's my pleasure to help.
I'm firm - but fair. Mind the Rules and enjoy your stay.
Newcomers FAQ - How do I post on this BB?
Pet facebook group
Check out the Pet podcast
Follow me on Twitter
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old June 7th, 2017, 05:30 PM
Cravenkiss Cravenkiss is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Mauritius
Posts: 2
Hi, thanks a lot for the replies it was indeed worms which was affecting him and got the necessary from the vet to get him back to 100%. He looks a bit better already and I will post more pics soon Thanks Winston, Diablo is a lovely name indeed
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Forum Terms of Use

  • All Bulletin Board Posts are for personal/non-commercial use only.
  • Self-promotion and/or promotion in general is prohibited.
  • Debate is healthy but profane and deliberately rude posts will be deleted.
  • Posters not following the rules will be banned at the Admins' discretion.
  • Read the Full Forum Rules

Forum Details

  • Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
    Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
    vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise (Reduced on this page: MySQL 0%).
  • All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:16 AM.