Prolapsed anus in kittens
Have any cat owners on here experienced this in a kitten and if so, what is the likelihood it could happen again at some point? Hopefully your kitten will do well; you are certainly going the distance. Thanks for the responses. There is no home care for rectal prolapse. In children, it can be found with cystic fibrosis and whipworm trichuriasis. In these situations, the underlying irritation causing the straining and eventual prolapse is often associated with injury to the rectal lining or rectal tumors.
Respect other members. Check out our collection of more than videos about pet training, animal behavior, dog and cat breeds and more. Rectal prolapse must be differentiated from ileocolic or colic intussusception. After surgery, there is also a chance that your dog may lose control over its bladder and bowel, and have involuntary "accidents. Feedjit Live Blog Stats. But in spite of the enema, his little butt was just not performing.
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Dr Meducci vet's blog: Rectal prolapse in cats
Respect other members. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large. Keep the tissue moistened and do not allow your pet to lick or chew at the tissue. Treatment Call your healthcare provider if a rectal prolapse occurs. Get the best of PetPlace straight to your inbox. Items offered for trade are not allowed.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally. Forum rules and no-advertising policy As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. In some cases, your kitten may require a few stitches to prevent the tissue from making another unexpected appearance while he uses the litter box. During pathological examination of the tissue for biopsy , it may appear swollen, and will ooze red blood when incised. The damaged part of the intestine is surgically amputated and the remaining tissue of the large intestine is sutured to the anus. Early treatment is crucial. Marlin's condition also causes him to be abnormally small -- which explains his stunted growth.