Persistent vomiting in a cat
The cat vomits, then continues to push, spewing a foamy, clean liquid. This can indicate spoiled foods, grass, lumps of wool, other indigestible objects, as well as certain diseases, such as infectious enteritis, in which the lining of the stomach is irritated.
Sporadic vomiting in a cat
Sometimes a cat vomits from time to time for a few days or weeks. There is no connection with food intake. Appetite is bad. And the cat is emaciated, she is sluggish. It can be a liver or kidney disease, as well as diseases such as chronic gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome, lumps of wool, severe worm infestation and diabetes mellitus.
Another possible cause of vomiting in the cat of the house is a foreign body in the stomach. In older cats, this can be a swelling of the stomach or intestines. A vet should be examined.
Blood in vomit
Red blood in the vomit indicates active bleeding somewhere between the oral cavity and the upper part of the small intestine. Most often this is caused by a foreign body. A substance that looks like a coffee grounds is old, partially digested blood. This also indicates a bleeding point between the oral cavity and the upper part of the small intestine.
Any cat that tears blood is a serious disease, and it should be immediately shown to the vet.
Faeces in vomit
Cats that tear off a stinking substance that looks and smells like feces are most likely to suffer from intestinal or peritonitis clogging. Another reason for the presence of feces in the vomit is a dull or penetrating stomach injury. Contact your veterinarian for immediate medical attention.
Vomiting "fountain" in a cat
Vomiting "fountain" - a strong vomiting, in which the contents of the stomach erupt suddenly, often a considerable distance. This indicates a complete blockage of the gastrointestinal tract. Possible causes - foreign bodies, lumps of wool, tumors and narrowing of the canal. Diseases of the brain that cause increased intracranial pressure, also cause vomiting "fountain". These include brain tumor, encephalitis and thrombi.