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Q. Hi my cat has a big wound on her back,what can I give her so it wont get infected

Answered By
DR. ANDREA M. BRODIE, DVM

A. If the wound is from an abscess, clean the area around it, cut the fur around it and gently check whether there is still pus in it. If so, then gentlyupush the pus out of the wound.If it is a wound from an injury clean all the dirt and debris around the wound , gently flush it with warm water , and pat it dry with some gauze. If the wound is "big" (depends on how big) it may be wiser to take your kitty to a veterinarian while it is fresh, so it can be sutured or stapled. (within 24 hrs, preferably)


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