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He got a cut a week ago. After we trimmed the fur, we put

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He got a cut a week ago. After we trimmed the fur, we put some Neosporin. But he scratched the bandaid away. Then a few days ago, I put a solution of Iodine and water. There was some improvement, but yesterday it looked swollen. We don't have a vet in town anymore. And I cannot afford to travel 4 hours out of town( 2hours to go and come back), as I take care of my handicapped husband. What do you advise?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What sort of animal are we talking about?
Customer: oh sorry, a cat with long fur.
JA: Maybe I'm confused. I thought you had a problem with a pet. Is that correct?
Customer: Yes, the cat got cut, but I cannot travel 4 hours out of town.
JA: Is the cat bleeding a lot?
Customer: No, very little. It was a small cut, who got a little bigger. Then stopped getting worth for a while, and improved with the Iodine. But now it is swollen.
JA: Phew. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: His name is***** year or more.
JA: How old is Magellan?
Customer: a year and a half may be.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Magellan?
Customer: Not really, no. He usually is a very healthy cat.
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
He is a cat. His name is***** is a year and a half, more or less.
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
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Expert:  Hilary Humm-Beatty replied 8 days ago.

Good afternoon. I am Dr. Beatty and I can help you with Magellan. I have read through your notes and understand he was scratched and the area of the scratch is now swollen. You are concerned about the swelling but cannot easily get him to the vet. I see you would like a phone call but unfortunately, that link is not available to me at the moment. Woudl you like to continue with written conversation?

Expert:  Hilary Humm-Beatty replied 8 days ago.

The call link is active to me now. If you would like to proceed with a call I am pleased to do that.

Expert:  Terri replied 8 days ago.

I am sorry Magellan got hurt

You don't need all that stuff. Just go to Walmart and get jar of raw honey. Apply it to the cut several times a day.It will heal it up very quickly. It s safe to ingest.

You can apply raw honey to any sore or irritated areas. It is a remarkable healing agent:

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