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Please help! cat with badly infected wound on her head. - Page 3
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My barnyard cat got into a fight with an oppossum... bad wound to the head ending in a crown of abscess on the scalp. Tractor supply is the way to go. Penicillin cheap, but I got away with a $19 bottle of EQUESTRIAN DRAWING SALVE. His fever and abscesses vanished in 3 days
The last post on this thread was from 2011. You need to check the dates before adding your $0.02, since resurrecting long dead topics is poor forum etiquette.
I am glad your cat survived. You were lucky. A person who has an animal with an abscess should never play doctor on it themselves and needs a veterinarian. It doesn't take much for an abscess to go septic, then the animal will die shortly thereafter. Though most people don't consider barn cats worth the money for a veterinarian, which is wrong, because they are still an animal under your care and need professional medical care at times.