I need to give me cat a worming tablet next week, it will be my first ever.
She's not into food so won't be able to hide it in anything. What way do you administer yours? Just looked on YouTube and they show 1 person holding and another opening the mouth and putting the tablet in - I am on my own and don't have another adult to help.
Quick thread hijack, sorry! Giving our elderly cat a quarter tablet a day of antibiotics. My dad is the only one who can get a tablet down her (until recently she lived with him) so vet suggested crushing it and putting it in food. Any food ideas? Her favourite is cheese but tried that this am (first day of tablets) and she ate the 'non contaminated' bits.
Help please for an awkward kitty! It's for her gums as she has lost a tooth so needs softer food ideas, shame, she loves treat sticks.
No help at all, I'm afraid, Gigi. My older boy won't touch a tablet however I try to disguise it so the vet gives him AB jabs. Sparingly, because we don't like to throw ABs at him willy nilly. (Maybe if you have problems, your vet could reconsider and do that?)
Our new cats went for their welcome visit to the vet's yesterday and since it was almost 3 months since their last worming tabs (before we got them), they decided to give one there and then.
Cue half the vet staff trying to get pill down mummycat. DH got scratched, vet got scratched... she was Not Happy. They managed it in the end with a towel, two humans hanging on for dear life and a pill pipette thing.
There were very rude words from mummycat on the way home. Kittencat was fine and much better behaved. Then again he's only 1.7kg at the moment, she's 4kg of attitude and claws.
I am thinking drops next time, since DH has kindly pointed out that in 3 months it's my turn to take them...