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26 Oct 2009

Meerkat and litter box
Dear dr.

We just got a small meerkat as a pet, he' s about 2-3 weeks old. We bought a cat litter box and filled it with absorbent gel crystals for the litterbox, but once he got into it, he started eating it. I think he probably ingested one pellet of about 1 square cm size, or just a bit smaller. I gave him some milk to drink, but what else should I do?? The crystals are the absorbent type that lasts for about a month, and you only remove the stools and replace it after a month only.

Please help!

Thanks

Tania
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CyberVet
Cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Dear Tania

I suspect it will pass out the other end in a few days.
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