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licked pyrethian from fur,ataxic

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licked pyrethian from fur,ataxic
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.

RebeccaVet :

Hello1

RebeccaVet :

I am sorry to hear about your cat.

RebeccaVet :

My name isXXXXX am a veterinarian, and will do my best to help.

RebeccaVet :

Pyrethrins are pretty toxic to cats. They do not even have to lick it; just putting it on them is enought.

RebeccaVet :

So, the first thing is to bathe your cat and remove any remaining pyrethrin, if you have not already done this.

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Dawn dish detergent is best for this, followed by a good rinse and drying.

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Ataxia is what is seen with pyrethrin poisoning.

RebeccaVet :

There is no antidote, only removing as much pyrethrin from the body, and time.

RebeccaVet :

If there are serious tremors, your veterinarian could give or prescribe methocarbamol for that.

RebeccaVet :

I see you did wash her. If it was not in Dawn, I would repeat it.

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Otherwise, time is the treatment.

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Will your cat eat and drink?

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I am not seeing responses from you. This chat does not work for everyone, or for all devices. I will try to connect another way if I do not hear from you soon.

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Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the good rating!

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Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
And thanks for the bonus! So much appreciated!

I sure hope your cat is doing better tomorrow. I will check back to see.

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Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hello again,
How is your cat today?

Rebecca
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

doing much better balance returning,eyes clearer,eating 2+ cans cat food /day.meowing increased.needy,he was "ferral" untill walked in our.home and stayed.gait steady,jumping up better has more.control over leg

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

doing much better balance returning,eyes clearer,eating 2+ cans cat food /day.meowing increased.needy,he was "ferral" untill walked in our.home and stayed.gait steady,jumping up better has more.control over leg/hind quarted


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Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 year ago.
Hello again,
Thank you for the update. I am glad to hear he is doing better.

Rebecca

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