If cats had abdominal surgery, in some cases, a veterinarian will recommend the owner to purchase a special animal for post-operative bandage. Not so easy it can be to deal with the intricacies of fabric and ties, but make it still have. The main purpose of such rugs is to prevent dirt in the stitches, which can occur inflammation. Wearing blankets for cats for some time with a high degree of probability allow for normal fusion of tissues.

How to sew a bandage for the cat yourself?

тёплая одежда для кошек
To manufacture post-operative bandage for cats are medium in size on their own, take a piece of thick cotton cloth, better light shades – they are more visible to potential contamination.
Please note that the fabric should not be loose and "crumble" - trapped in the wound a small string can provoke the development of inflammation.
When you do pattern blanket, don't forget to leave allowances for stitching its edges.

To brace for a medium-sized cat will need a rectangle of fabric approximately 27 to 28 cm, at center rear edge of which is continued by the valve 8 cm long and 10 cm wide. Back 12 cm from the front edge of the future and make a blanket with both sides of the cut depth of about 9 cm and a width of 3-4 cm for the front legs of the animal. Sewn edge of the workpiece to prevent "shedding" of the fabric.

To secure the bandage on the body of the cat should be firmly and neatly sew the workpiece tape. A pair of strips fastened on both sides of the tire close to its front edge, next – on both sides of the cutouts for the front legs and near the rear edge of the product. On the back of the valve at its edges sew 2 more strips you tie on the tail of the animal. The brace should snugly to the chest and tummy of a cat, and it strips you should tie on top, on her back.

Requirements for a blanket for the cat

как надеть попону на кошку
Tape, which the blanket is secured on the body of the animal, should not cause him discomfort and at the same time they should be sufficiently durable and safe. Do not make these straps too long, the animal may catch their all for something and panic. Ideally, they should be made of such material that in case of an emergency, the animal could break and release myself from the blanket.

In fact, the first couple of days after surgery the cat better not to leave unattended. That's how much time you usually need for she ceased to feel the bandage on my body and not to disrupt it, risking to damage the seam and to bring him the infection.

Don't forget to change the bandage – it should always be clean. Timely treat the incision area as instructed by a veterinarian.
No need to fully remove the bandage for this treatment is enough to unleash the last couple of strips and bend the valve.
A young and strong animal has a good ability to regenerate, and the seams have him heal very quickly.