How can I treat my cats broken leg at home?
How to Treat a Cat That has a Broken Leg
- Step 1: Approach the cat carefully.
- Step 2: Examine the leg and determine if the fracture is open (wound near the break or bone protuding from the skin) or closed (no break in the skin).
- Step 3: If the fracture is closed, proceed to Step 4.
- Step 3a: Flush the wound thoroughly with clean water.
Can a cat broken leg Be Fixed?
If your cat’s leg is broken, you’ll definitely need treatment from a vet. Don’t attempt to examine his leg as you may accidentally cause further damage. If you can see bone sticking out of your cat’s skin, very lightly wrap the limb with gauze to try and keep bacteria out for the moment.
How long does it take for a cat to heal a broken leg?
4 to 6 weeks
How much does it cost to put a cast on a cat?
The price for applying a cast or splint to a cat can be surprisingly high, costing as much as $1,000 in some cases. The cost is, of course, dependent on several factors, including the age, overall health and medical history of the injured cat.
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