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Aspirin. Yes, you can give 1/4th of a baby aspirin to a cat but ONLY once every 72 hours. The cat is missing a liver enzyme that helps break down aspirin. This causes aspirin, and many other drugs, to be slowly broken down and thus the effects of aspirin lasts for 72 hours in the feline patient. So, if you gave aspirin three to four times a day to a cat you would certainly have a dead cat by the second or third day. Cat aspirin dose is 10mg/kg once every 72 hours. Aspirin should be given with food. NEVER give aspirin if the cat is also on a glucocorticoid (prednisone) or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDS).
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No - aspirin is toxic to cats and you can kill them with it. They are extremely sensitive to the side effect and develop fatal stomach ulcers readily. If you feel your cat w…ould benefit from pain medication, you should make an appointment with your veterinarian. There are safe and relatively cheap medications available, but you will need a veterinary prescription to get them.
1/4th of a baby aspirin every 72 hours is ok. But, ask your veterinarian before you do this. You can call any veterinarian clinic to get an answer and someone should be able t…o answer your question over the phone about this subject.
No - dogs are very sensitive to the side effects and even one pill can be enough to cause a fatal stomach ulcer. This is also true for other over-the-counter human pain medica…tions such as Tylenol, Aleve, Advil, Motrin, ibuprofen, acetominophen, etc. If you believe your dog needs pain medication, you should schedule an appointment with your veterinarian for an examination. There are daily pain medications that are safe for dogs, but they are only available with a veterinarian's prescription.
No - dogs are very sensitive to the side effects of aspirin and even one pill can be enough to cause a fatal stomach ulcer. This is also true for other over-the-counter human …pain medications, including Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, Motrin, ibuprofen, acetominophen, etc. If you believe your dog needs pain medication, take him/her to your veterinarian. There are safe daily pain medications available for your dog, but only through a veterinarian's prescription.
no, it will kill them, because of overdose.
NONE cats should Never be given aspirins. Aspirin can be deadly to a cat.
NO you would kill it if the puppys having teeth pain give it a bone or something to chew on its just teething and if you dont get anything for it to chew on say good bye to yo…ur shoes! ---------------------------------------------- Actually Puppies don't start teething for 6 months, By that time it is perfectly safe to give them 1 or a 1/2 a baby aspirin depending on their size.
NO!!!! Never give a cat aspirin. it can kill them. Same for Tylenol etc. If your cat has an abscess, take it to the vet ASAP--- It will need antibiotics to kill the infection.… Hot compresses can help in the meantime.
Very doubtful. Baby aspirins are given to dogs for pain. Gerbils are too small of a creature. Give your local vet a call.
Usually, you can safely give your cat one baby aspirin every three days. A dose that is reduced to one half of a baby aspirin every two to three days is considered a safe …dose for cats. Not all cats will react the same to even a small dose of baby aspirin.
Yes, but medically there are differences between cats and humans such as metabolic rates that should be considered when trying to dose any medication given. A Vet should be co…nsulted about any product you're thinking of giving your animals because what may be safe for one animal could quite easily kill another. NEVER use any Tylenol products. It will kill your cat.
Yes, you can give baby aspirin to a cat but ONLY 1/4 of one tablet and ONLY once every 72 hours. The baby aspirin should be given with food. Be very careful, if you are unsure… then you should ask a vet before giving your cat anything.
Neither. Take the cat to the vet.
A cat's body is much different than a dog or person. The smallest amount of a drug will stay in their bodies for a long time and they can easily overdose. It is not safe to gi…ve your cats any drugs, without talking to a veterinarian. I took my cat to the vet a couple of weeks ago, because she seemed to be having some pain in her hips (she's old) and I specifically asked if we could give her aspirin or tylenol. She said NO.
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None, it could kill them. Never give a cat human medicine.
Aspirin, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, has been found to have beneficial effects for some animals. It has been used for conditions related to blood clotting, i…nflammation, and for its analgesic properties. However, it can also be toxic to the body. Once ingested, aspirin forms salicylic acid, which is then distributed throughout the body. Aspirin toxicity is a particular concern in cats because they lack the enzyme critical for metabolizing salicylic acid properly. Cat owners must follow their veterinarian's orders strictly if aspirin is prescribed for any reason.