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joto
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cat and silicone

Post by joto » Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:48 am

Hi all
My cat loves to eat industrial (building) silicone sealant i caught her removing from arround door frame, first i thought she was just playing with it but after i found that she ate some of it and after a day she was really sick. didnt eat for two days and had to go to vet to save her. how to make her not to want to eat it? Recently i noticed she tried to get some silicone from another door and arround bath. cant follow her everywhere.
Thank you

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Re: cat and silicone

Post by greenkitty » Sat Jan 09, 2016 12:52 pm

I think you should take her to the vet, Pica (a condition where cats eat plastic type substances) can be (but not always) a sign of an underlying health condition and should always be checked out.

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Re: cat and silicone

Post by bobbys girl » Sat Jan 09, 2016 6:34 pm

I agree, and silicone sealant is very nasty stuff. I hope you get her sorted soon.

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Re: cat and silicone

Post by MarkB » Sun Jan 10, 2016 10:32 am

You could try spraying with bitterant. I may train her out of the habit. http://www.amazon.co.uk/NaturVet-Bitter ... tter+apple I guess it it the pet version of the stuff used to stop nail biting.

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