Hydrogen peroxide, bactine, soap and water?) or maybe i should just leave it alone? Wound infection is another complication of cat spaying.
My cat twiggy had spay surgery 2 days ago.
Cat spay incision infection. A cat that has recently been spayed must be monitored for infection. Seemingly she is recovering properly. Here is the before photo:
It looked like there was a hard lump under it and i could tell it was bugging her. Some cats may have a lot of swelling, or redness with an infection, mine did not. Healthy cat spay healing photos are below.
A lump, the spay incision leaking fluid, or a bad smell are also signs of a dog or cat spay infection. My cat had surgery last week and now her incision (on her belly) has chunky little scabs on it. So after her spay as a pup, she might have more trouble recoveing with perfection than for her mass removal surgery later on in life.
She wasn't wearing a cone for the first few days bc she wasn't bothering her incision, but she has been trying to lick it recently so i put a cone. (she's wearing a cone so she can't lick it or pull her sutures out.) what should i use to clean it? A listless kitten with a fever should be seen quickly by a veterinarian to treat possible infection.
Tongues and mouths are full of bacteria and will only result in slowing healing and may even cause an infection. Before the cat spay procedure. This does look like something that you should have the vet look at.
I also noticed it had a slight odor emanating from it. Many veterinarians place kittens on preventative antibiotics after spay surgery. Soft swelling at the incision site, drainage, redness and oozing can be symptoms of a bacterial infection.
My pup got spayed on oct. Most vets in the uk will spay the cat through their flank, the incision is made though the cats left abdominal side. Wound infection may occur if the area of incision comes into contact with feces, urine, or dirt too.
However, if the incision site starts to bleed or leak pus, contact your veterinarian right away. Come join the discussion about breeds, training, kittens, food reviews, rescues, and more. Then later she had some separation that was caused by a reaction to the suture materials.
A cat spay incision lump is normal. Before an incision is made, the area the procedure will be performed will be shaved and sterilized to prevent infection. Recognize that some pets will be great for some surgeries but not so much for others.
If this is a new cat she could be hiding because she doesn't know the environment. Rather, you should closely observe the incision site for any signs of infection, swelling, or bleeding. I noticed my cat's spay incision looked a bit red and swollen and had some dirt around it.
Here are some pictures of what you cat spay incision should look like: I am sending the photo to [email protected] my concern is the red part on the top of the wound. But i'm concerned about her incision.
During the healing phase, it is imperative that you do not allow your cat to lick or chew at the incision. And here is the after photo: Do you think it is about to open or is getting infected?
Most cats have no problem with a spay, but some do. If you see a lump near your cat's surgery site, you should contact your veterinarian as soon as possible. A young, active dog will likely see more complications than an older, sedentary one.
It's not red, it's not infected but i'm wondering if it would be a good idea if i cleaned it for her. Additionally, her stomach might be a little woozy after surgery, and she might throw up when you get her home or the day after. This infection can be compared to a human infection—if the wound looks like what you would consider to be an infection in a human, it is probably infected for your dog or cat as well.
Infections, excess inflammation, an overwhelming immune system response to the incision, or a poorly functioning immune system. I brought her to the vet on thursday morning and they put her on. It's hard to say not knowing her.
It is definitely not normal for the incision to look puffy and swollen like this 12 days after surgery. It is very important to follow the instructions to ensure appropriate healing. Just this past wednesday night (exactly two weeks post op), i noticed her incision was red and swollen on one end.
If your cat chews or licks excessively at the incision, there is a danger of the stitches being pulled out or of infection being introduced into the wound and you may need to use an elizabethan collar to prevent this behavior. There are some other causes that raise cause for concern, such as hernias, seromas, and infections. I would at least put water and food in the closet where she is hiding.
Reasons for a lump at the surgery site. But this does not mean, you should forget all about the surgery. A postoperative lump or swelling at the surgery site can mean a few different things.
Thanks for sending me the photos of your dog's spay incision. Cats are always spayed on the left, so if there is any confusion as to whether they have been done or not ( for example in a stray or rescue cat), vets know where to look for the scar. Feline spay procedures require a kitten to not have any food or water the night before the surgery.
These really help me to give you an answer. A forum community dedicated to breeds of cat owners and enthusiasts. Historically, a flank spay has been preferred to ensure better (and more rapid) wound healing and thus a reduced risk of wound breakdown and complications such as infection and hernias at the incision site.
She had some seeping around the incision, it was an infection. Your vet is the best source of feline health advice. Such symptoms need immediate medical attention.
She eats and sleeps well. You may need to get a cone to prevent her from pulling stitches and getting an infection. The incision is still closed and there is no swelling on or below the skin the incision is still closed and there is no swelling on or below the skin healing cat spay infection.
A small amount of redness and swelling is usual. If your cat’s spay scar. A feline spay is the surgical removal of a cat's ovaries to prevent reproduction.
These are warning signs of a possible infection that could require further treatment. If you don’t prevent your cat from licking the surgical site, bacteria and other pathogens will easily be introduced and the cat will be more susceptible to an infection.