Hit By Car
If your cat has been hit by a vehicle, keep him/her warm with a towel or blanket, apply pressure to any bleeding wounds, and seek immediate attention.
Open Mouth Breathing
If your cat is having difficulty breathing or is open-mouth breathing, seek immediate attention. When bringing your cat into the hospital, try to keep him/her as calm and stress-free as possible.
If your cat is bleeding from a wound, apply pressure and bandage the area. Seek immediate attention. If your cat has blood in his/her stool, vomit, or from the mouth or nose, do not offer him/her food. Collect a sample of the vomit or stool and seek immediate attention.
Ingestion of Poisons or Inappropriate Medications
If your cat has eaten any type of poison, prescription medication, or antifreeze, bring the packaging or bottle with you and seek immediate attention.
Inability to Rise, Walk, or Paralysis
If your cat cannot stand on his/her own or if any limb is paralyzed, seek immediate attention.
Staggering or Seizures
If your cat has a seizure that lasts over 5 minutes or is having repeat seizure events over a 24-hour period, seek immediate attention.
Inability to Pass Urine
If your male cat is straining to urinate or he takes frequent trips to the litter box and no urine is produced, he may have a blockage. Seek immediate attention.
Excessive Bite Wounds
If your cat has been bitten by another animal or venomous/poisonous snake, seek immediate attention.
Bulging or Injured Eye
If your cat has a bulging or injured eye, please seek immediate attention.
If your cat has not eaten for 3 or more days, he/she may be very sick. Seek immediate attention.
Excessive Vocalizations or Crying Out
If your cat is crying out excessively, seek immediate attention.
Wilderness Trace Veterinary Clinic offers pet wellness plans, (including dog wellness and cat wellness), pet vaccines (including puppy vaccines and kitten vaccines), cold laser therapy, laboratory services, dental care, pet radiology, and pet surgery for pet parents in Junction City, KY, and the surrounding areas. Our experienced veterinarians are dedicated to providing the best medicine for your beloved companion. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and experience the difference that compassionate, expert care can make.
Call 859-854-5055 for more information regarding emergency visits.
We are here to help you and your beloved pet.