Since the first warm spring days, all veterinary clinics are flooded with cats that have fallen from the window.
Most often the owners of cats say that the animalAlways liked to look at the street from an open window and never made any attempts to jump out. In fact, the cat's calm attitude to what is happening on the street does not guarantee that she will never fall out of the window.
What should the owners do, the animal of which fell from a great height?
In the warm season, the apartment becomes hot,And city residents gladly open the windows, enjoying the sunny days. Domestic cats adore sitting near the windows and watching what happens outside the apartment. Unfortunately, living with people with cute mustachioed animals is not afraid of falling from a height, because they do not have to face in everyday life with the need to descend from a distance of more than 2 meters. At the same time, the hunting instinct in domestic cats is unusually strong and they can safely jump out of the window, trying to reach the bird or butterfly.
The cat fell out of the window: the first actions of the host
If the owner of the cat still did not follow, and hisPtomitsa fell from the window, you urgently need to take her to the vet. Within a maximum of two hours after the fall in most cases, the life of the cat can still be saved. If there is a suspicion that the pet may have fractures of the limbs or the spine, then in no case should it be put in a bag or carrying. It should be as neat as possible, without changing the position of the body of the animal, place it on a flat, stable horizontal surface - for example, a wide plaque covered with a rug - and so carry to the vet.
If the cat is injured and there is an openBleeding, it is necessary to treat the wound with any disinfectant solution and apply a tourniquet over the wound - if the wound is on the limb, of course. After this, immediately carry the animal to the doctor. Even if there is no visible damage to the cat and it looks only a little scared, it can have bruises of internal organs - it is possible to exclude any pathology only by examination by an experienced veterinarian.
The most dangerous injury in a cat that fell from a window
Often the animal that fell out of the window into the street,Gets bruises and fractures - often the front paws and spine break. The main danger is that if several injuries are received simultaneously, the cat experiences a traumatic shock, which can lead to its instantaneous death. In many cases, the fall of the cat from the height becomes the divergence of its upper sky. As a consequence, a message appears between the oral cavity and the nose of the cat, which must be sewn.
If the cat's bladder, which has fallen out ofWindows, was filled, then it can burst from impact to the ground. The result is peritonitis and rapid death of the animal from intoxication with nitrogen metabolism products.
In any case, the responsibility for safetyThe cat lies entirely with its masters. They should be preoccupied with installing a strong mesh on the window or not opening the windows at all if they do not want to be responsible for the painful death of their pet.