Cats who are aggressive or anxious and ones who obsessively spray are also candidates for sedatives.
If you think your kitty needs a sedative, it's imperative that you only sedate him using prescribed medication, and under your veterinarian's care.
There was no outside consultation and, in particular, no psychiatrist or, in fact, anyone with expertise in mental health was involved in the discussion.One of the fundamental difficulties in the recommendations might have been avoided if this consultation had occurred, and that is the reference to psychiatric patients in the guidelines as if people with mental illness are a homogenous group with identical needs, contrary to other guidelines in the literature. The guidelines created identify anyone labeled as psychiatric as being high risk for transfer, regardless of diagnosis, and recommends the same approach to sedation for flight.Safety is parents' top consideration when it comes to their child receiving dental sedation.Ever wonder what it takes to keep a pet safe after surgery? Too bad it’s so tough to impress upon owners the need to properly care for their post-surgical pet. And she's supposed to weigh about 40 pounds.) And what’s worse: Her fracture was newly unstable. In the crate, he paws at the door (with his bad limb, too! In the hospital he’s even worse, reacting to everyone that walks into the room.In some cases it’s simple, as when a calm animal can be easily left in a comfy crate for long stretches at a time. After all, pets need a chance to heal and most won’t comply without physical restrictions on their often injurious behavior. Crazy bouncy Labs, loudmouth crate barkers, separation anxiety cases, silly little kittens and pets who require long recoveries after orthopedic surgery, for example. Here’s one story that highlights how things can go terribly wrong when owners don’t comply: After a puppy with a nasty open fracture was unceremoniously “dumped” at our hospital a few years back, I took it upon myself to beg free services off my vet surgeon boyfriend and foster her at home during her recovery. Though he settles quickly, the potential for damage is high. Perhaps a “she-never-did-that-before” bounce off the bed means back to the OR for her TPLO.