Medical emergencies can happen at any time, and there are multiple reasons why your cat may not be able to receive immediate medical attention. Maybe you have a bit of a drive to the vet, or something happens outside of your regular vet’s hours and you have to find an emergency vet. In these instances, you will want to be prepared to do what you can to help your cat until you are able to get veterinary assistance.
If you haven’t already done so, putting together a cat first aid kit is a great idea. In an emergency, it can help you feel like you have some control in a situation where it is easy to feel helpless. We’ll cover some of the most important ones below.