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Thursday 23rd of November 2017

Bandaging A Wound (Minor)

- First clean the wound. Gently wipe away any blood or dirt using a damp cotton ball. CONTACT A VETERINARIAN IF THE WOUND IS MORE THAN SUPERFICIAL.

- You may need some help to steady the cat. Trim away any matted fur. Apply petroleum jelly around edges to prevent hair from getting in to wound. Treat the wound with a mild antiseptic suitable for cats.

- Cover the wound with a guaze or other absorbent pad. Do not use cotton, since the fibers may stick to the wound.

- Secure the pad in place with adhesive tape. Be careful that it is not too tight an restricting the cat's blood supply.

- Regularly check the wound to make sure it is healing properly.

Remember, this information is for reference only. Always contact your vet or pet profesional for advice.


The information contained on this site is for the sole purpose of being informative and is not and should not be used or relied upon as medical advice.
Seek the advice of your vet or other qualified pet care provider before you decide on any treatment or for answers to any questions you may have regarding a feline medical symptom or medical condition.

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