Help! My Cat Is Constipated

‘At A Glance (Details Below)’ Emergency Care

How To Treat Constipation In Cats

  1. Beware: more than 50% of male cats who are thought to be constipated actually have a medical emergency.
  2. Straining to poo in a male cat may actually be straining to pee.
  3. Constipation is rarer than urinary obstruction. If a cat is truly constipated, it is usually secondary to another problem.

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Poisoning in a puppy. Yes, the vet’s puppy.

sick puppy

Just to to prove it happens to us all, here is Loki’s recent health emergency and some advice on how to identify and avoid pet poisons.
Four days ago Andrew’s 9 week Jack Russell Terrier was doing his usual morning routine of running around the garden seeing what could be destroyed or eaten. He was of course under supervision but all the same was darting in and out of sight among the bushes. All seemed fine but only ten minutes later he suddenly Continue reading “Poisoning in a puppy. Yes, the vet’s puppy.”