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Accidents & Injuries: Cat


Broken Bones in Cats

We usually think of cats as graceful and agile animals that can make impressive jumps. However, even the best athlete can miss. Falls and collisions with cars are the most common...


Burns and Scalds in Cats

When you think of burns, you usually think of touching something very hot or on fire. Scalding is being burned by hot liquids. Burns, meanwhile, can also be from chemical or electrical...


Swollen Paws in Cats

Most cases of swelling will be due to infection, either from an overgrown toenail or from a bite or other puncture wound. Other events like a broken bone, or a rubber band or something...


Ear Injuries in Cats

Except for fight wounds, most ear injuries in cats are self-inflicted by scratching. This can leave the ear inflamed and scabbed, or the ear can become swollen from abscess (infection)...