my cats got an operation on his teeth tommorrow what happens if he has eaten a few hours before

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my cat has to have a operation to remove some of his teeth tomorrow and was told not to eat after 8pm but its midnight and hes just eaten a small amount of food behind my back what shall i do?

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  • Samantha MSamantha M Member Posts: 4
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    contact your vet and see if you can reschedule for around 4 hr after the original time
  • Leanne FroebelLeanne Froebel Member Posts: 1,730
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    Call your vet as soon as they open and let them know. You will need to re-schedule. It's very important kitty have an empty stomach going into surgery. They can vomit and aspirate (inhale) it coming out of anesthesia otherwise, which is very serious.
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