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How long has the diarrhea been present?
Is the diarrhea more severe now than a few days ago?
Check each item that applies:
Stool is about the thickness of pancake batter or pudding
Very bloody stool
Only sporadic blood present
Blood not present in stool
Bright red blood present
Dark, tarry blood present
Entire stool is soft or watery
Only portions of the stool are soft or watery
Only 1 or 2 bowel movements per day
More than 4 bowel movements per day
Stool is dark brown in color
Stool is very pale in color
Stool is black and tarry in appearance
Thick mucus or pieces of tissue present in stool
Loss of bowel control (defecates in the house on the floor)
Severe straining when having a bowel movement
Is your cat's appetite normal?
If not, is it eating at all?
What have you been feeding your cat during the last week? (Include dog or cat foods, treats, table foods, milk, and anything else that it gets on a daily basis. Also state what percentage of the diet is each item or category.)
Does your cat have access to foods other than what you feed it?
Has there been a significant diet change in the last few weeks?
If so, does that correspond with the onset of the diarrhea?
Is your cat as active as normal?
Describe any change in water consumption (increased or decreased):
Has vomiting been occurring?
How frequently and for how long?
Does your cat go outside your house?
If so, does the cat go outside the yard?
Does your cat have access to garbage cans, either within your house or yard or outside your yard?
Does your cat have play-toys that could have been swallowed?
Does your cat have access to sewing materials, such as thread or needles, or rubber bands, or string?
Do you have other dogs or cats that live with this one?
If so, does the other pet have diarrhea?
Do any of the other members of your family currently have a diarrhea problem?
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