Cat mucus in diarrhea?

My cat has been throwing up for day plus has mucusy diarrhea and now is not eating anything. Been vomiting for 24 hours about 5 times not eating has diarrhea mucus in stool.

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    By: Erika Raines El Segundo, CA

    Replied on 04/19/2011

    The mucus in the stool is probably just due to the irritation of the large intestine associated with diarrhea. The major concern here is the vomiting and diarrhea. These things can cause dehydration which can be especially bad when both are happening at the same time. These two symptoms are among the most common in veterinary medicine, so I am unable to give you more information on what your cat may have as the list is very extensive. This is a relatively severe case of vomiting, however, and you should seek veterinary attention as soon as possible both for supportive care as well as to seek a diagnosis. Erika, DVM

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