What to do if your cat has pain in his abdomen?
He or she will also perform a complete physical examination to see if the pain is really in the abdomen and not the kidneys or back. If your cat has a swollen abdomen, your veterinarian will use a fine needle to withdraw some of the fluid from the abdomen to send to the laboratory for analysis.
Why does my cat have a sore stomach?
It causes fluid to shift into the peritoneal cavity, leading to severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalance. This disorder may be due to infectious causes such as the stomach flu or non-infectious causes such as a hernia.
Is it safe to use Sudocrem on a cat’s sore patches?
Instead, you could actually use his ear drops (as they tend to be similar to what we use in topical creams for them) or you could ring the vet for a topical cat safe cream option (ie Fuciderm).
What happens when a cat is in pain?
As previously mentioned, a painful cat won’t want to be touched and this often leads to aggression.
What should I do if my cat has a sore?
With that said, you may need to clip away any matted fur in the surrounding area of the sore or wound, and wash the area with warm salty water. Do not use alcohol as this will hurt your cat, instead use the warm salt water to wash away any excess discharge.
Why does my cat have a sore Butt?
Long-haired cats should have a “sanitary clip” to keep their anal area clean. If your pussycat has a sore butt, you’re probably wondering why and, more importantly, how to make it all better. There are several causes of rectal irritation in cats. Unfortunately, once Kitty has this problem, it can become chronic—so be sure she eats plenty of fiber.
What causes a cat to have sores on its skin?
This skin problem could be the result of an infection, which is why it is essential to ascertain the underlying cause. Common causes of sores in cats include injuries, scratching, ringworm infection, and insect bites.
When to take your cat back to the vet?
Monitor your cat as he heals and take him back to the vet if the symptoms are still present after treatment is over. As long as your cat receives treatment in a timely manner, rectal and anal inflammation is easily treatable by veterinarians.