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Kitten’s poop is a bit soft but well-formed

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This article is provided by Veterinarian Dr. Chloe Johnson
Kitten poop that is a bit soft but formed may be caused by improper diet, parasitic infection, stress response, etc. First of all, if a kitten eats spoiled cat food or cold food, it can easily cause gastrointestinal problems and lead to soft stools. Secondly, if a kitten is infected with internal parasites, it will also have soft stools. Later, as the parasites multiply in the cat's body, the soft stools may turn into diarrhea. Finally, soft stools in kittens are also related to their emotions. For example, kittens that have just been brought home are prone to stress reactions, which can lead to soft stools.

1. Improper diet

Kittens’ gastrointestinal organs are generally fragile. If they eat cold or spoiled food, or suddenly change their food, causing gastrointestinal discomfort, they will have soft stools. . If this is the case, you can give the cat an appropriate amount of probiotics orally to regulate the gastrointestinal tract. If you want to change the food, you should also follow the principle of gradual change.

2. Parasitic infection

Kittens over three months old need to be dewormed regularly. If the owner does not deworm the kitten regularly, it may cause the cat to have loose stools. Even diarrhea and so on. At this time, it is recommended that the owner collect the cat's feces for microscopic examination to determine whether there are parasites in the body. If there are parasite eggs, you need to choose safe and effective anthelmintics to deworm the kitten and feed an appropriate amount of probiotics. Regulate the intestines and stomach.

3. Stress reaction

If the kitten has just been brought home, it will easily have a stress reaction because it is not accustomed to the new environment, leading to intestinal flora disorder. , resulting in soft stool. At this time, the owner needs to comfort the cat more, stabilize the cat's mood, and feed an appropriate amount of probiotics to regulate the gastrointestinal tract.