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I nipped my cat's skin under her leg while cutting out a bit…

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I nipped my cat's skin under her leg while cutting out a bit of matted fur and it bled. it has stopped bleeding but i can see the red spot. what can i do to help her?

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know what to do about this bleeding. I'll connect you ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about your cat?

She is maine coon

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
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Hi, i`m Richard, a Veterinarian from the UK. Hopefully I can help today.

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Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 11 months ago

Often these wounds can be quite open and may need suturing. Are you able to send a picture of the cut?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I can send a pic but it is not the type of wound that can suture, as it's just above nipped cleanly from the skin top layer.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Thanks for your time but i will take her to her vet.
Cat Veterinarian: Richard Rawling,
 replied 11 months ago

If you could send a pic i`ll be happy to take a look. Hopefully we`ll be able to get some idea of how it will heal.

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