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emergency!!!! cat attack!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by camchick, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. camchick

    camchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Help!!! Cat just got two of my girls. There's a bit of blood and they are a bit shaken up. One doesn't look so great either. Any advice would be great
     
  2. chrishel

    chrishel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blu-kote or Quick Stop for the bleeding.

    The vet told me to keep them warm with supplemental heat so they can use their energy for healing rather than heating.
     
  3. Missi

    Missi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cat saliva is VERY HIGH in BACTERIA. Keep them warm & get them on antibiotics ASAP.
     
  4. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hate cats. Sorry about your birds. I would seperate them from the others.
     
  5. camchick

    camchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanx guys. I got them in a breeding cage in my hallway now so they will be warm and safe. They didn't bleed for long so hopefully all is well... Time will tell
     
  6. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    seriously, get some anitbiotics in the birds. Cat bites are NASTY bad and can get deadly infected fast!!
     
  7. camchick

    camchick Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm pretty sure they didn't get bitten by the cat. It looks like the cat got its paw through the mesh on my aviary. The holes are too small for anything else to get in. When I went out there the cat was sat with its paw in the one of the gaps. But its good to know about cat bites for future reference.


    All you guys are great. Thanx for your support
     
  8. quailmale

    quailmale Chillin' With My Peeps

    This would be the next thing I was looking at. [​IMG]




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  9. camchick

    camchick Out Of The Brooder

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    My thoughts exactly!!!!!!!
     
  10. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Antibiotics should still be given, cats groom with their paws and regularly lick them essentially coating them with a nice heaping helping of bacteria. Infection from injuries caused by cats in humans is often called cat scratch fever for a reason.
     

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