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By all it is known that cats are very cautious at the same time curious, but like any living being can make mistakes or be attacked. Due to these carelessness and attacks our friends with curious mustaches can be poisoned.
If you think about adopting or you already have a cat, the poisoning in cats, symptoms and first aidIt is an important issue that you should inform yourself as best as possible, as it can cause your death. That’s why, we want to help you achieve it.
As we indicated before, cats can be very careful but they are extremely curious. This leads them to explore and try new things, which unfortunately do not always go well. Because of this, they often end up intoxicated, poisoned or injured in some way. But, thanks to the knowledge of the potential danger of some substances and some products we can prevent this from happening by keeping them out of the reach of our pets.
In case of poisoning or poisoning we can not do much most of the time, but we can identify the symptoms in time and Go to our trusted veterinarian as soon as possible. Still, there are some things we can try at home while the vet is on the way and whenever we ask and do not tell us specifically not to do any of these things that we will explain later.
Some of the most common poisons and toxics which are usually crossed domestic felines are:
These products, animals and plants, contain chemicals and enzymes toxic to cats that your body can not metabolize. Later, in the section on treatment, we will talk more about these products, their effects and how to treat them.
The symptoms unfortunately They are very varied since they depend on the origin of the poisoning and the degree of intoxication. But then we expose the most common symptoms and signs that cats can present in case of poisoning:
In case we detect any symptom of those described above, we must act according to the situation. The most important thing is to call the veterinarian, stabilize the animal and collect the maximum amount of information and a sample of the poison so that the veterinarian can help us as well as possible. It will always be better if at least two people help and not just one. So, for example, while one calls the veterinarian the other can try to stabilize the cat, since we should think that in a matter of poisoning time is money.
The following steps to follow are the most common:
Next we will comment a series of treatments for the most common causes of poisoning in domestic felines, which we will only perform if our veterinarian has indicated it to us or if we really do not have another option. It is better that these measures are made by a professional than we do ourselves.
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