An Owner’s Guide to Diarrhea in Cats
If your cat has diarrhea, he will pass loose, watery stools. Diarrhea in cats isn’t a disease, but may be a symptom of various other diseases. If severe enough, it can cause excessive loss of nutrients and fluids and become life-threatening. So, what exactly causes it?
This condition can occur naturally or be caused by various other diseases. Parasites and viruses that affect the intestinal tract are a common cause. Viruses that affect the stomach can also lead to this condition.
Cats that eat things they’re not supposed to can also develop diarrhea. There are also more serious causes. They include fungal infections, bacterial infections, inflammatory bowel disease, hyperthyroidism, and damage to the pancreas.
Diarrhea in cats usually only causes loose stool. However, your