How to bring down the temperature of a cat
The pet can not complain of discomfort and malaise. All responsibility for the pet's health rests on the shoulders of the owner. Loving the master is closely monitoring the state of the pet and is very sensitive to the slightest change it.
Instruction how to bring down the temperature of a cat
In a healthy cat or cat's appetite is excellent, brilliant hair, nose is wet and cold (during sleep can be dry), mucous membranes moist and pink. Normal animal temperature must be below 38-39 ° C. In young kittens, it may be higher - up to 39.6 ° C, the cat breed Sphynx - up to 41.5 ° C.
Most often, the temperature rises due to infectious diseases and cancer diseases. At the first sign of an animal disease (indigestion, lethargy, excessive sleepiness, excessive urination or absence of urination, vomiting, discharge from the eyes or nose, fever over 40◦S and 42◦S for sphinxes), it is desirable to apply to the veterinary clinic to doctor- veterinarian diagnose and prescribe the proper treatment.
Make sure you measure the temperature of the animal correctly, Take or veterinary medical thermometer thermometer (it should be clean and disinfected), lubricate it with vaseline and, turning, gently insert it into the animal's intestine directly to a depth of 1-1.5 cm The thermometer is necessary. keep at least 5 minutes, but is much easier to use an electronic thermometer, want to keep a few seconds.
If you need extra help to the animal and bring down the heat to a doctor's visit or a trip to a veterinary clinic, use the materials at hand. The easiest way - wet cat with cold water and leave to dry. For example, cover fluffy patient cold wet gauze or a light cloth, but do not let hypothermia, especially if the animal is very small in size.
Shoot down the heat, you can use the ice - put it to the animal's neck and inner thighs. At elevated temperatures, the cat should as much as possible to drink cool water in small sips.
For otpaivaniya cat can be used pharmaceutical rehydron - dissolve one sachet per liter of water and poite animal from a small syringe with a needle.
Doctor prescribed medications can be mixed into the feed, if you want to give the pill alone, wrap the animal in a towel, then zaprokinte cat head and pinch two fingers to his ear - he opens his mouth.
Put the medicine into the mouth of the animal, close your mouth and strokes for 2-3 minutes on the neck, while he will not make a swallowing motion.