Posted by Lynette Hammond on 13th Nov 2019
Many of us are aware of what to do if we need to help a fellow human if they are unconscious, but what about cats? Giving basic first aid to cats isn’t something that is taught in schools, yet it’s a valuable life skill that would benefit all cat owners to know. Knowing what to do can help to alleviate the panic and stress of the situation and potentially save the life of your beloved pet.
We recently reached out to the CEO of First Aid for Life, Emma Hammett RGN. Emma was able to share with us a short and very informative video informing and showing what to do if you find an unconscious cat.
Please take a few minutes to watch the video and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. This important skill can truly mean the difference between life and death for our feline friends. Vets are not always open, some out of our vets are located many miles away, learn a new skill today that could save your cat in an emergency.
What to Do if Your Cat is Unconscious
All the while you should be doing all you can to reach a vet as your cat will need to receive medical attention. The best thing to do is follow these instructions as you travel to the vets. Saving a cat using CPR is rare so it is vital you get your cat to the vets as soon as you can.
Please watch the very important video above for clear, easy to follow instructions on what to do if you find a cat unconscious. We hope you never have to use this skill, but it is one that is worth knowing, just to be on the safe side.
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