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FAQ for Cat

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Breathing Rate

How can i determine my cat's breathing rate?

How can i check my cat capillary refill time?

Dehydration

How can i determine if my cat is dehydrated?

Heart rate

How can i determine my cat's heart rate?

You can feel your cat's heartbeat at the point where the left elbow touches the chest (about the fifth rib). Lay your dog down on her right side and place your hand over this area to feel and count heartbeat.

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Pulse rate

How can i check my cat's pulse rate?

You can feel your cat's pulse by lightly touching your middle and index fingers to the inner thigh - Lay your dog down, gently lift her upper hind leg away from the lower hind leg, please your two fingers as high up as possible on the inside of either leg, just where the let meets the body wall, feel for a recess in the middle of the leg approximately half way between the front and back; this recess is where the blood vessels run and where you will find the pulse.

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Mucus membrane color

How can check the mucous membranes?

Pulse rate How can I check my dog's pulse rate? Mucus membrane color How can check the mucous membranes? To check the color of the mucous membranes, lift your cat's upper or lower lip and observe the color of his gums or inner lip.

Temperature

How can I take my cat's temperature?

Use a digital thermometer. Lubricate the thermometer with a water-based lubricant or petroleum jelly. Insert the tip into the rectum (just beneath the tail). When the thermometer beeps, remove it and read the number.

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