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Feature January 2015 Issue

Feline Pain Management

Important: No painkiller should ever be given to a cat unless the medication has been specifically prescribed by a veterinarian.

Feline Pain Management

With appropriate care, acute or chronic pain can almost always be relieved. However, the signs are subtle, so look for small changes in your catís behavior.

Stub your toe, bump your head or cut your thumb while peeling an apple, and youíre apt to give out a yell that will let the world ó or at least the other members of your household ó know that youíre in pain. When it comes to dealing with pain, however, cats simply arenít like that.

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