Sign Up for Cat Talk
Get the latest health and behavior news and
advice from the veterinarians at Tufts University.

Feature November 2015 Issue

Intestinal Intussusception in Cats

Upon physical examination, a vet may suspect intussusception — but an ultrasound is needed to make a definitive diagnosis.

Intestinal Intussusception in Cats

This is a condition that describes an intestinal problem that — if not recognized and treated promptly —could have dire consequences for your cat.

A few months ago, a client brought her four-month-old female kitten, Squeegee, to my feline-only veterinary hospital for an exam. The kitten had been doing great, eating well, growing nicely and playing like a maniac — until two days before when she began to vomit. She became lethargic, the vomiting progressed and her appetite abruptly disappeared. …

To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Tufts Catnip Magazine

Get the next 10 issues of TUFTS CATNIP for just $20 And access all of our online content - Solve your pet's health and behavior problems with help from Tufts!

Get Tufts Catnip Digital

Get 10 months of TUFTS CATNIP DIGITAL for just $20. You get unlimited access to everything on the site including each monthly issue as a PDF.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.