Do you have a pet cat? No, then don’t judge on how difficult it is to feed a cat their treatment. It might seem like an uncomplicated task to you just open their mouth and administer the treatment. Nevertheless, you’ll just wish if all the cats were like that. Cats are stubborn pets, if they know you are administering a treatment they won’t ever open their mouth.
However, there are various other ways you can do the same and improve your cat’s health. In this article, all the tips will be discussed and you can take advantage of these and start treating your stubborn cats now.
- Wrap your feline friend in a towel or a blanket with its head out only so she becomes immobile. Although, it might be difficult for a single person to hold a kitty tightly and administer her at the same time, you can always ask for help from a vet or a friend. You can also check for restraining bag if available and use that to feed your feline the medication. If you are administering a whole tablet, then put the tablet at the end of the kitty’s mouth and drip few water droplets to make her swallow the tablet.
- Another method is to crush and mix the treatment with the felines feed. Be clever minded and mix the treatment with the most liked delicacy of the cat and just ensure she completes her food for proper effectiveness of the medication. Large medications needs to be broken down into smaller pieces and fed with tasty treats.
- A very interesting way to administer a whole tablet to the cats is by hiding it out in cooked sausages or chicken. Cats are enticed by the delicious smell, taste of the cooked meat, and will definitely eat them.
- Ask your vet if instead of tablet the treatment can be administered in the form of a liquid or a paste, which can be easily mixed with strong smelling food like sardines and fed easily to the felines.
If your cat readily accepts a treat or show least reluctance towards being treated then treat her for her fit behavior.
After all being a parent is not as trouble-free even if you are a cat-parent. Every parent has to fulfill his or her responsibilities and by adopting a cat, you must learn how to administer cat supplies treatment because it is essential and required.