What To Do If Kitten Aspirated?

If your kitten aspirates medical fluid, the first thing you should do is call your veterinarian. Your vet can tell you if it’s important to take him in right away or if he will be okay without treatment. Most cats are able to recover on their own but sometimes there are complications that require immediate care. If you know what was involved in the aspiration and how bad it got, this will help your vet decide whether or not the cat needs emergency surgery.

What does aspiration mean?

When a small amount of stomach contents comes up into the lungs (aspiration), this type of pneumonia may occur with vomiting bouts when feeding time approaches, with regurgitation after eating too much food at once, or when swallowing any foreign object somewhere down in his throat during normal play activity such as nuzzling with another animal or chasing after toys thrown by his young human family members. Cats can also experience coughing fits when they inhale air while rooting through litter boxes looking for food scraps; these attempts usually result in an innocent little cough but occasionally bring up some large amounts of debris causing mild respiratory distress in kittens under 18 months old and more severe symptoms in older cats who have underlying lung disease related to chronic bronchitis (such as feline asthma). The most common cause for an exogenous aspirated pulmonary oedema is regurgitation due to overeating/gorging between meals , causing pressure build-up within the digestive tract which results either from ulcers