Advice 1: What to feed cat after surgery

A cat that has undergone surgery, requires careful and meticulous care. An important role in the recovery of a pet after surgery is a right diet.
What to feed cat after surgery
Gentle balanced nutrition is important for a pet that is recovering after surgery. For cats after surgery are characteristic of fatigue and sleepiness, the pet becomes immobile. This state during the period of recovery is the norm. In order for the cat as quickly as possible back to normal, became more active and cheerful, it is necessary to carefully monitor her diet. Proper postoperative diet accelerates the healing process and prevents the development of complications.
Within 1-2 days after surgery, the cat may refuse to eat. Poor appetite after surgery is normal, however, with regular failures of the food should consult a veterinarian. Days after surgery the cat must not get solid food. After 5-6 hours after the procedure you can offer your pet clean water. On the second day should be given soft food and puree food consistency small portions 3-4 times a day.
Objective postoperative nutrition is to compensate for the lack of nutrients that a cat lost for the period of illness and treatment. Food should be rich in minerals, proteins, fats and carbohydrates. The body of a cat after the disease are extremely sensitive, so it is recommended to buy a specialized veterinary feed with a suitable texture, high nutritional value and balanced composition. In such feed contains all necessary vitamins, minerals and trace elements.
High quality veterinary feed producing company Royal Canine (canned food for postsurgical Recovery animals). Also, great food for convalescent cats is baby food. Meat and vegetable puree without salt and sugar are made from natural ingredients of high quality, so they can safely give the cat after surgery. You should avoid spices and foods with strong smell (e.g., sardines). Weak digestive system after illness can not cope with such food. If disease cat ate dry food, give it after surgery is not recommended. Many veterinarians suggest to soak dry food, however, prepared canned meat or smoothie will be more useful in the recovery period.
Food for cats should not be hot, also you should avoid feeding cold foods. Before feeding the cats should be sure that the food has a comfortable body temperature.

Advice 2 : How to treat the wound after castration of a cat

Castration inevitably becomes an ordeal for the cat. If the owners decided to do it, their duty – to ensure that the operation was least painful for the animal.
Neutered cat
The cat will need to be adequately prepared for castration. During the operation the bladder and intestinal tract should be empty so 12 hours prior to castration of a cat cannot be fed, and for an hour or even water.

Treatment of the wound

If the doctor after the surgery treated the wound with a spray "Terramycin" or "Alumetal", they remain on the skin for some time, in this case, to treat the wound is not necessary. If this treatment was not, the wound must be rinsed with 3% hydrogen peroxide or furatsilina solution by dissolving one tablet in a glass of water. It is not recommended to treat the wound or brilliant green alcohol solution of iodine, they can dry up the skin.

That the cat did not disturb the wound, licking her on the neck he needs to wear a special collar that will not allow him to reach the back of the body. Remove the collar just for the food. You must make sure that the cat does not RUB against the floor of the rear part of the body.

The fillers used at this time should be soft, not to disturb the wound. Better if he is white or at least light shade, in this case, the owners will be able to notice the onset of the bleeding.

Possible complications

Owners should be alerted to the increased body temperature of the animal. The normal temperature for a cat is 38-39оС. In the first three days she will inevitably be increased, but if the temperature has not decreased and on the fourth day, is an occasion for immediate access to a vet. All the more reason to show the animal to the doctor if the wound began to fester. In this case, the vet will prescribe an antibiotic.

In the first days after surgery can be observed and a lower temperature (less than 37 degrees), Pets sleeping. The cat should be warm, applying a heating pad and rubbing the legs. If that doesn't work, the cat is still not moving and not waking up, I need to call the vet or take the cat to the clinic.

To take the cat to the clinic is necessary and in that case, if the seam starts to bleed.

After castration cat can suffer from constipation. Constipation is inevitable within the first two to three days after anesthesia, but if the chair the cat is missing more than four days, you should start to give him a laxative. Of course, we cannot do it without consulting with the vet, only he can choose the right drug, considering the condition and characteristics of an organism of a specific animal.
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