Whenever a cat or dog is injured it should be taken to the vets as
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Objects such as fish hooks can become embedded in an animals skin.
If the hook has entered the eyes, mouth or ears DO NOT attempt removal.
First find the wound, then using small scissors cut
With cats the first sign of a bite may be an abscess
Locate the source of the bleeding, cover with a pad
If an animal’s limb is at an awkward angle it may
Immediately remove any collar. Hold its mouth open
Even if this action has been successful, do not let
Never leave an animal in a car on a hot day.
If a dog does get overheated, take it to a cool
There can be several reasons for an animal limping.
Remove any foreign bodies that will come out easily
If the leg is swollen bathe in hot water and mild
If there is signs of a septic wound apply a hot
If your pet shows any of the following symptoms it is a possibility it could have been
Lack of co-ordination, convulsions, coma, shivering, tremors, drooling, panting,
If an animal is stung by a wasp or bee it is usually around the mouth area. If
The following was kindly sent into us by “Linda” –
“My cat just had a tumor removed and kept scratching at it.
I am a trainee vet nurse and would like you to share
Most of the flea and worming treatment that you can
To deal with worms go to your vet and ask for
If your animals are in contact with small children
For fleas ask for Frontline or Advocate;
Just wanted to help lots of