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vet said to give cat laxatone for hard stools, is this true

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Tomlyn Tomlyn Laxatone Hairball Lubricant

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vet said to give cat laxatone for hard stools, is this true

she is a long long hair cat, 12 years old, 22 pounds, the vet told me to give her laxatone as it would soften her stools. yet all that i read about it is for hairballs. any suggestion
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My cat was having problems with hard stools too, & a combination of this product plus lactulose solved her problem. One works as a stool softener, the other as a laxative (not sure which does which). We tried the Laxatone first, then added the other (Rx) when it wasn't "quite" enough. I'd say start with this & then f/u with your vet. Good luck!
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Yes, give this product to her. It works to soften stool. My 14 year old cat had the same problem & this product works.
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yes, it's true. it's not marketed as a laxative, but it works. couple tbsp every day and your cat should be having regular bowel movements. it worked for our cat... (see my review about our 14 y/o cat with colon cancer).
definitely, use it!
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What can I do to get my cat to lick the hairball gel off his paw?

My cat vomits almost daily from hairballs and I bought the Laxatone catnip flavor & Hairball paw-gel chicken flavor and he's not interested in either of them... I tried putting it on my finger, his paw, giving it to my other cat, who likes it but doesn't have the same problem (to try and show interest to the other cat who needs it). If I put it on his paw, he'll just mess up the house with it and drag it around, he won't lick it off his paw. I bought both kinds of gel in case one didn't work and he won't lick either of them off. I'm frustrated and running out of ideas, please help!
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I don't put it on their paws but rather offer a treat of some kind to get them interested then follow with a small amount (1/4") of the gel directly from the opening of the tube. Some won't like it and there is little you can do to change that. The ones that do will literally stand in line or head-butt each other to get the next 1/4 inch (comedy - "Me. Me. No, that one's mine, wait your turn...") Count each portion/repetition so each kitty gets the recommended dose and not more than their share. If the brand or flavor is simply not their cup of tea then try another brand. I find the amber-colored ones that are malt flavored seem to be more appealing rather than crème-textured varieties.
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