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FAQ for Cat

choking

Signs your cat may be choking include anxiousness or acting frantic, cat stops breathing, gums may be blue or white, loud breathing sounds, pawing at the mouth, and struggling or gasping to breath.

1. Open the mouth and pull the tongue forward sweep inside with your finger to dislodge an object.

Be careful not to push an object farther into the throat and always use caution to avoid being bitten.

2. If you cannot remove the object, give abdominal thrusts.

Lift the cat with his spine against your chest. Clasp your hands together to make a fist just behind the last rib Push up quickly with your fist 5 times. If your cat is struggling, hold the cat up by the scruff on the back of his neck and give thrusts with one fist.

3. If the object does not come out, suspend the cat by the hips with the head hanging down.

4. If the object still does not come out, use the palm of your hand to give. 5 sharp blows to the cat's back between the shoulder blades.

5. Repeat steps 1-4 until the object is dislodged.

6. Check the cat's ABCs and begin CPR if needed.

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