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Feature November 2017 Issue

Blood Transfusions in Cats

Topeka was an appreciated and well-loved staff member at Dr. Arnold Plotnick’s veterinary clinic in Manhattan for many years.

Blood Transfusions in Cats

This life-saving procedure is becoming increasingly more common, but it needs to follow a careful protocol. Here's how the process works.

Most people have some familiarity with the concept of a blood transfusion, perhaps by donating blood to the local Red Cross, or possibly as a recipient during a hospital stay. Thankfully, most cat owners have very little experience with transfusions when it comes to their pets.

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