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My cat is covered in sticky glue from a sticky glue mouse
Hello, My cat is covered in sticky glue from a sticky glue mouse trap. Much of her fur is covered. I am afraid it is toxic and she will lick herself. Can we find out if it is toxic … read more
Heath Wilkerson
Heath Wilkerson
ER/ICU & Exotic Animal Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
615 satisfied customers
This morning, my cat's back end/hip was wet and sticky. I
This morning, my cat's back end/hip was wet and sticky. I took a wet cloth and wipe it off. An hour later, it was wet and sticky fur again. I observed him and he is licking directly on his right hip. … read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,944 satisfied customers
She stepped on a Glue tap and the residue is all over her
She stepped on a Glue tap and the residue is all over her paws and pads. Looking for a safe way to get it off … read more
Dr Scott Nimmo
Dr Scott Nimmo
14,877 satisfied customers
My 1-year-old cat had a laparotomy last week. The vet techs
My 1-year-old cat had a laparotomy last week. The vet techs did not remove her Hypafix bandage before they sent her home. I removed the bandage myself several days later, but it left a large amount of… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
Veterinary Degree (BVMS)
19,293 satisfied customers
Can soap residue harm a cat? If I wash my hands and do not
Can soap residue harm a cat? If I wash my hands and do not get all the soap off even after drying and the soap dries onto my hand, wrist, or arm, can this harm a cat in any way?… read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,960 satisfied customers
My cat dumped a small cup of peppermint oil over while
My cat dumped a small cup of peppermint oil over while catching a mouse. I cleaned him with a bath of Dawn dish soap. I can still smell peppermint on him. I'm not sure what else to do?… read more
Rebecca
Rebecca
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,944 satisfied customers
I accidently put dog flea medication on my cat last night.
I accidently put dog flea medication on my cat last night. After realizing my mistake I tried to wipe it off not realizing at the time how toxic it was. Now almost 24 hours later he is shaking all ove… read more
Dr. Drew
Dr. Drew
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,076 satisfied customers
my cat got stuck in a mouse glue trap...what can I use that
my cat got stuck in a mouse glue trap...what can I use that is not toxic to remove the sticky substance from back feet and tummy fur? Elaine Rutkowski Laguna Niguel, CA… read more
petdrz
petdrz
Small Animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,435 satisfied customers
i put lavender and cedarwood oil directly onto my kitten as
i put lavender and cedarwood oil directly onto my kitten as a home flea remedy (a friend suggested it and i stupidly didn't research it). he licked himself afterwards, and then was very lethargic. sin… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,656 satisfied customers
my cat was saturated on his belly and paws with a pink oily
my cat was saturated on his belly and paws with a pink oily substance that may have been transmission fluid it had a sweet/chemical odor. I bathed him with a shampoo once and then with a diluted dish … read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
Are victor Fly catchers - those hanging sticky strips that
Are victor Fly catchers - those hanging sticky strips that catch flies - toxic to cats - since my cat just found the one hanging in our basement - and got the sticky stuff on his fur. I washed him wit… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,959 satisfied customers
My cat knocked over an oil diffuser. He sat in the substance,
My cat knocked over an oil diffuser. He sat in the substance, and has been licking himself to clean it off. My husband and I tried wiping him with cat wipes and tries scrubbing him with soap and water… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
my 14 year old maine coon cat was home alone when the lamp
my 14 year old maine coon cat was home alone when the lamp oil stove exploded filling the air with dense smoke and oily particulate matter. When I came home I opened doors, turned on exhaust vents and… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,959 satisfied customers
Hello. My cat got sprayed with red pepper spray last night.
Hello. My cat got sprayed with red pepper spray last night. He came home just now with it all over him. It has stained his white fur orange and I am afraid he had it in his eye because he is squinting… read more
Dr. Loretta
Dr. Loretta
Large and small animal Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
21,344 satisfied customers
cat: came inside..I bathed him with dishwashing soap
My cat came inside and he's really dirty from oil-based or gas fuel. I bathed him with dishwashing soap and tried to get the dirt off of him, but the smell is still there. Is there another solution to… read more
Dr. Romy Core
Dr. Romy Core
Solo Veterinarian, Clinic Owner
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
196 satisfied customers
My cat stepped on a freshly road tar....how can i remove it
My cat stepped on a freshly road tar....how can i remove it from his paws using fairly natural methods or products?? thanks a bunch!! Bob… read more
Dr.Fiona
Dr.Fiona
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,587 satisfied customers
4 to 6 week old kitty my daughter brought home has fleas and
4 to 6 week old kitty my daughter brought home has fleas and probably ear mites. I panicked and bathed it in water and Holly oil for the fleas. It is hard to get the oil off and the kitten is of cours… read more
Dr. Keri
Dr. Keri
Veterinarian
Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
341 satisfied customers
our cat had two baths during the past 2 days for the first
our cat had two baths during the past 2 days for the first time [bath for the very first time] since she has become very irritable and today she would not eat or drink and she just wants to be left al… read more
Dr. Dave
Dr. Dave
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
3,327 satisfied customers
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