That’s not a hairball! It’s actually a cough.
Many pet owners mistake their cat’s cough for an unproductive hairball. What most pet owners don’t know is that many cats suffer from allergies and even feline asthma, so all that unproductive coughing could actually be an asthma attack. Something you should definitely have checked by your vet. Rest assured there are treatment options to help your kitty with their asthma.
Inhaler demo using the AeroKat delivery system.
Demo on how to give subcutaneous fluids at home.
Placing your cat in a top-opening carrier while giving fluids greatly helps to keep them in one spot. If your kitty moves and the needle comes out just stay calm and turn the flow off. Put on a new needle and poke again. You will want to use a new needle each time. Dr. Munck has approved reusing the line/drip set for 3 bags and then you should replace it.
Demo on how to give your cat a pill.
In this video, we demonstrate how to give your cat a pill, tablet, or other solid oral medication. Depending on what medication you are giving, drooling afterward may be expected. Especially if it is a bitter medication. We are always willing to do an in-person demo at our clinic, with you and your cat, free of charge.
Demo on how to give a sub-q injection at home.
Demo on how to give a liquid medication by mouth.
Cat Reverse Sneezing Video