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06 Aug 2010

Do cats need a bath post diarreah?
Hi Doc
I know cats are very clean animals, always bathing themselves.

My 8 week old tabby is busy recovering from diarreah and his " behind"  is now a bit dirty with wet/dry feces.

With what can I bath / wipe is bud and is it necessary? (I''m a hygiene freek and can''t stand looking at it :) )

Thank you so much
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CyberVet
Cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Hi Curious

Yes it is advisable to clean the cats behind. You need to wet the area 1st to soften the faeces and then wash with an animal shampoo. A bath partial bath would be a good idea
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