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Cats: Symptoms needing emergency care

Cats: Symptoms needing emergency care

Open wounds, serious burns, broken bones and trauma are the most obvious symptoms that require visits to the animal hospital . If your cat has been hit by a car or in a fight with another animal, or been involved in any other kind of accident or trauma, unless the wounds are clearly minor you should seek emergency veterinary treatment as quickly as possible.

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Cats: Basic first aid for wounds

Cats: Basic first aid for wounds

Cats can suffer a variety of wounds, the result of accidents, fights with other cats or from dog attacks. If your feline furrball is involved in an incident that leaves her with visible wounds — cuts, puncture wounds, lacerations, torn ears or tail damage — you will need to judge the severity of the wounds and decide if they are serious enough to need treatment by a vet or if they can be initially treated at home.

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