Anonymous asked in PetsCats · 1 week ago

My cat accidentally ate food 6 hours before her surgery, is it okay or do I need to cancel? ?


She took a bite of my food when I wasn’t looking 

11 Answers

  • 3 days ago

    If eatet Bread, Not problem

  • Bec
    Lv 7
    5 days ago

    Probably too late now but call your vet and ask.

    The reason is that the animal can vomit under anesthestic and it goes back into the lungs and can be fatal.

    So it's really important you are totally honest with the vet

  • 6 days ago

    My cat ate a couple pieces of food my dog had put on the floor. This was a couple hours before surgery and I chose to reschedule. Dont chance it.

  • Anonymous
    7 days ago

    You as YOUR SPECIFIC VET what his/her SPECIFIC POLICY IS, assuming you don't want your cat to choke to death on his vomit during surgery.

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  • Ocimom
    Lv 7
    7 days ago

    Call the vet immediately and tell them how much and when - they will let you know if you need to reschedule.

  • 7 days ago

    Ask the vet. I'm pretty sure you need to cancel. If she has food in her stomach she could vomit while under anesthetic and aspirate it.  

  • jean
    Lv 4
    1 week ago

    rinfgvet and get advice

  • Anonymous
    1 week ago

    How does your cat "accidentally" eat?

  • 1 week ago

    Check with the vet.

    Probably cancel.

    It increases the risks of surgery and your cat could die.

  • mokrie
    Lv 7
    1 week ago

    Cancel. Even humans cannot eat before surgery. The anesthesia can make them throw up and choke to death while out of it. 

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