Poisoning in cats one of the most dangerous health problems that can lead to death. Unfortunately, in many cases, the poisoning is to blame the owners, who are not doglyadeli for a pet. How to recognize the signs of poisoning and to provide pet first aid?

Many believe that poisoning in dogs happens more often than poisoning the cats, because dogs regularly walk on the street and pick up "rubbish" from the ground, and cats are sitting at home. But in fact, even home kitty is immune from the poisoning. In what ways can poison the cat ?

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How does poisoning in cats? The signs can be very diverse depending on what poisoned the cat. Typical symptoms of poisoning{!LANG-a2da62b9a7b3cde711b90700c0037a40!}

If you have any suspicion that your cat was poisoned, you need to immediately give first aid. First and foremost you need to protect the cat from further exposure to toxic substances. If the poison got on the coat, the cat must be thoroughly cleaned with soap and cool water (use shampoos and other cleaning agents can not). If the cat is inhaled poisonous substances, you need to bring it to fresh air or at least in a ventilated room.

But if the cat has swallowed poison, you need to arouse her vomiting. To induce vomiting, the cat is applied to the back of the tongue a quarter teaspoon of salt, or give a teaspoon of 3% solution of hydrogen peroxide with an interval of about 10 minutes, until vomiting. You can also give the cat crushed tablet of activated charcoal (1-2 tsp suspension of powder in water). However, if poisoning after a few hours, it will not improve the condition of the pet. Also vomiting should not be called{!LANG-13e4d19afcaf7f697f99f7b2a91b0b0b!}


Poisoning in cats is very dangerous for their life, so it is impossible to self-medicate. The sooner you call the vet, the greater the likelihood that your animal will survive and recover{!LANG-2e35b02a2e4fde5bca3a3ab00f43d68f!}

Usually poisoning in cats treated gastric lavage a weak solution of potassium permanganate or baking soda. Doing it with a special probe, and self-experiment with lavage is not recommended. Depending on the poison may also appoint salt laxatives, adsorbents (activated charcoal), sleeping pills, sedatives, and cardiac agents, to enter the drugs with caffeine (subcutaneously) or glucose solution (intravenous).

If your doctor has prescribed cat medication, they need to give strict compliance with the instructions. Some time you need to withstand the animal on a starvation diet{!LANG-c7d22b43384510df6342bfdd2cf60769!}

Poisoning in cats can result in death, so at the first symptoms of poisoning need to urgently provide animal first aid and call the vet{!LANG-160338162d9645baa21eb22026895eb8!}