At first, you need to pay close attention to your cat as did I. I observed his behavior, and bowel movements, and monitored the litter box.

This is, after all, a rectal examination and procedure, and every cat will have a certain amount of shock but they will each show it differently.

Most Common Side Effects After An Enema

• Soft watery stool • Diarrhea • Vomit • Stressed Cat

How long will it take for a cat to poop after an enema? 

You can expect your cat to poop out everything within 15 to 30 minutes after being given an enema.

An enema is a great solution since it works quickly and stops constipation from becoming more dangerous. Your cat will most likely poop naturally by themselves within 5 to 10 hours after an enema.

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Does it hurt to poop after an enema? 

Pooping after an enema does not hurt your cat.


I know what you must think, a syringe was up there behind, but it is a safe procedure, and laxatives and warm water help a lot to prevent any pain from occurring.

How long does it take to recover from an enema? 

An enema is a delicate procedure, but it helps your cat a lot and is commonly performed. Your cat will be back to their normal habits in about 24 hours.

Why Do We Give Our Cats Enemas? 

The main reason is constipation, and performing an enema helps stop constipation from becoming severe.

We give our cats enemas to help them empty their bowels. Your cat might have a build-up of hard feces inside and then have a hard time passing it.