Just looking around for some more information on perforated bowel's in kittens.
I work in a cat rescue centre and took a 6-month-old female for neutering today. The vet calls and says they opened her up and found her bowel had perforated and the contents have spilled into her abdominal cavity. They repaired the tear and she is now on IV fluids and being monitored.
I know the outcome for this kitten isn't looking great, but I wondered if anyone on here with veterinary experience would know why the bowel would suddenly perf? She was a normal healthy kitten, no diarrhoea, no vomiting, no possible way she could have sustained trauma that would lead to this kind of injury and was purring up till the point I left her at the vets. Could the vets have nicked the bowel when attempting to spay her?
Thanks in advance