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Why Does My Cat Have Diarrhea

Your cat could have diarrhea for numerous reasons, including ingesting foreign substances. If your cat shows signs of distress or has a sudden case of diarrhea, please contact your vet immediately.

Cats with chronic diarrhea or loose stools are often experiencing an inflammation of the gastrointestinal system. This can be caused from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), which is often closely linked to the food that your cat is eating.

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Cat Food Allergies

So you suspect your feline might have a cat food allergy.  Most food allergies in pets are actually a food intolerance.  The vast majority of cat foods offer only two sources of protein, chicken and fish. Some brands of cat food also use cheap fillers which can make allergies worse. Cats can have a hard time digesting grains such as corn or wheat, causing them to have allergy-like symptoms.