Take Charge of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Expert advise on understanding and controlling your cat’s IBD.

Tom Keane, a New York City lawyer, came home from work to a familiar sight: two or three small piles of vomit in various rooms of his apartment. Previous veterinary visits showed Keane’s cat Boo to be relatively healthy. Blood tests and X-rays revealed no abnormalities. The veterinarian deemed Boo “a vomiter,” and Keane learned to live with Boo’s thrice-weekly messes. In the past few months, however, Boo’s problem grew more severe, and his thrice weekly episodes became thrice daily.

“I guess I had grown used to it,” Keane says. “But now it’s really gotten out of hand.”

After a physical examination, blood tests and a urinalysis were normal, the veterinarian suspected that Boo had inflammatory bowel disease.

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