Two different vets told me one whole baby aspirin (enteric coated) every 48 hours, for full grown cats, was the proper does.
Lorrie On 05-29, Diane Rosenfeldt wrote: > Jody, > > Did the vet say a whole baby aspirin? On the internet I'm seeing > that the recommended dose is 1/4 of a baby aspirin every 3 or 4 > days, since cats' livers don't process aspirin very well. It's not > common but not unheard of for a vet to prescribe aspirin, but > usually a mini-dose as described. Is there an emergency vet where > you live that you can call to check whether the dose you gave Darcy > is okay? I'm not trying to scare you (I know, probably too late > for that) but if another vet thinks the dose your vet said is okay, > then it probably is, but if it isn't you'll want to know that asap, > right? > > I would assume you have checked the incision site for inflammation? > > Here are big vibes that Darcy feels better very soon without further > intervention. Hugs to you. > > Diane R. > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Jody Butler > Sent: Friday, May 29, 2009 10:37 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: [Felvtalk] Thoughts & Prayers Needed for Darcy > > Our sweet baby, Darcy, ten months old and FeLV+ was neutered on Tuesday.? We > brought her home Wednesday and she seemed okay, considering she'd just had > surgery. > ? > Yesterday she was in more pain, but we just figured the pain shot they'd > given that was supposed to be good for two days was wearing off. > ? > Today is even worse.? I called the vet this AM.? She suggested giving a baby > aspirin, which I did before going to work. > ? > Tonight, she barely lifts her head and is mewing so pitifully.? She ate some > earlier in the day but won't eat tonight.? I called the vet again, and she > had me give 1/8 of an antibiotic and we'll bring her in tomorrow morning > first thing.? We've had other FeLV kitties neutered with no troubles, but > I'm getting scared tonight. > ? > I just needed to share this tonight.? Any encouraging words or suggestions > are greatly appreciated! > ? > Jody (& Darcy) > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org