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A:Kitten with Blood in Faecaes PetPlanet Vets PPAdmin email@example.com
There are several possible causes for his problem.
As he has had a traumatic few days, your kitten may be just adjusting to a change in diet and are surroundings. The fact that he is bright and lively and that there is no diarrhoea presently are all good signs, and my first thought is that he may be a little constipated (does he strain when he is trying to pass a motion). Constipation may reflect dietary changes and raw meat because it contains minimal levels of dietary fibre or roughage can cause stools to become a little more solid than normal, resulting in more straining which may be so hard and prolonged that there is bleeding from the rectum.
From the signs you are describing I would say that this incident is unlikely to be very serious, but if signs get worse, if diarrhoea or sickness develops, or if your kitten appears to be lethargic and looses its appetite I would see a vet as soon as possible.
However, as there are a couple of other problems that may be the cause of his symptoms, such as infection. I would suggest that if there is still blood and mucus in the stool tomorrow (thursday) I would pay a visit to your vet who will be able to carry out a full examination and just check that he is completely well. You will also be able to get advice about worming and vaccinations.
I hope this reassures you and helps with your decision.