Emergencies: Cat

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Excessive Cat Sneezing and Nasal Discharge

Almost anything that irritates or tickles a cat’s nose can trigger a sneeze, but if your cat or kitten sneezes a lot you may start to worry that there's something wrong....

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Wound Treatment for Cats (Overview)

Cats are just as susceptible to everyday minor injuries as any other animal. Many cuts (lacerations), bruises (contusions), and scrapes (abrasions) are not life threatening and will...

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Poisonous Plants for Cats

Cats will chew on plants. And because they love to climb and explore, it is difficult to keep plants out of their reach.

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Seizures and Convulsions in Cats

It can be very upsetting to see your cat have a seizure. Fortunately a single seizure is usually of short duration, and your cat is unconscious while convulsing. Seizures happen...

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Cat Panting or Breathing Heavily (Dyspnea)

It is unusual to see a cat pant or breathing heavy, but it does occur when a cat is having respiratory distress (dyspnea). A panting cat does not look that different from a...

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