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Feature February 2020 Issue

No Need to be Squeamish: Giving Injections Is Easy

A veterinarian demonstrates how to “make a tent” before administering an injection.

No Need to be Squeamish: Giving Injections Is Easy

Your cat will not mind.

Say “needle,” and some people go weak at the knees. Tell them they have to inject their cat with a needle regularly, and they may feel they just won’t be able to, especially because they fear they will hurt their pet. They won’t. If you’re among the needle phobic and are told you need to administer injections yet still don’t feel convinced, keep in mind that you love your cat and want her to stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible. You can do this.

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