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Can you give Ibuprofen to a cat?

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2014-02-15 21:53:19
2014-02-15 21:53:19
ibuprofen For A Cat:
  • Technically, NO, you can't give anything to a cat. Ibuprofen is deadly to cats and "Ibuprofen is reported to have potential for serious side effects in dogs and cats and is not recommended for use in these species." (Applied Pharmacology for the Veterinary Technician)
  • NEVER give your pet any medication without first consulting your vet. When I find out on occasion what medication I am to give my pets then I may go to my local pharmacy (cheaper) and get the medication by weight of my dog. Until the vet tells me what my pet needs, I never self medicate them.
  • No, I would check with the vet first! It may be fine for us to take medications to relieve pain but not for cats. The safest thing to do to make a cat in pain feel better is to get medication from the vet.
  • You should NEVER give a cat any kind of NSAID (ibuprofen, asprin, tylenol). Very small doses of these can be fatal to a cat. A cat's body does not have the capability to metabolize these well.
  • A cat cannot tolerate many things that are given to dogs. If your cat is in pain, take it to the Vet.

No. You should never give a cat human medication as this could easily overdose and kill the cat. Even giving a cat a tiny amount of painkiller could seriously harm the cat.

If you believe your cat to be in pain, it is best to take it to the vet so it can get the correct treatment.

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