My Cat Drank Low-Splash Bleach Water

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I was soaking some kitchen rags with low-splash bleach that were still stained after washing.
My young kitty jumped up on the counter when my back was turned and drank a few sips. I've found several articles about bleach poisoning but none whatsoever about low-splash bleach which contains very little actual bleach from what I've read but am concerned about some of the other thickening agents or other chemicals. Unfortunately the label itself is unreadable as had been out in the sun for cleaning the exterior of the house. So far, he's not drooling and has not vomited. I gave him water mixed with tuna drippings and a bowl of milk. He's only drank about 1/3 of each bowl then wanted a nap. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
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Here's the phone number for the FREE pet poison control hot line:

Kansas State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital 1-785-532-5679

Bleach of any kind is harmful to pets. Please get your cat veterinary attention ASAP! Give the phone number above a call. Most likely they will tell you to call or go to your vet or the nearest vet ER. With the Covid19 issue, many vets have specific procedures for seeing pets. Call ahead and ask before you head over.
 
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I did call my vet. Most of them aren't seeing any animals in my area due to the outbreak. Honestly he seems absolutely fine and they basically told me not to worry unless he exhibits symptoms. 🤦‍♀️ I am trying to be okay with that.
 

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I'm glad to hear that they indicated things are likely going to be ok. Thanks so much for the update :)! Let us know how things go for you :heartshape:
 
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Doodle Bug is as happy and perky and symptom-free as ever. As soon as the vet allows, will get him checked out just to be sure. Full of mischief is what he is at the moment, much to the dismay of my other kitties. 🤣🥰
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