To dispose of a dead pet cat, take the carcass to a veterinarian or bury the body in your garden. Alternatively, allow your local garbage service to retrieve the body.Continue Reading
Keep the animal's body cool while you are making final arrangements. Wrap the body and keep it on ice or in a refrigerator.
You can call your local veterinarian to schedule a necropsy if necessary to determine the cause of death.
Choose whether to bury the pet on your own property if local law allows. Otherwise, you may opt for cremation services provided by the cat's veterinarian or disposal through trash removal services.
A veterinarian inserts a HomeAgain microchip beneath the surface of skin between the shoulder blades of a pet similarly to how a shot is administered. The pain experienced is similar to that of a vaccination and does not require anesthesia, according to the HomeAgain website.Full Answer >
Making the decision to put a pet down is difficult and consulting with a veterinarian can help an owner make a decision, but generally a dog should be put down when it is in too much pain to live a quality life. There is no right or wrong answer for when a dog should be put down and the owner will have to make the decision based on the way that the pet is behaving and feeling.Full Answer >
To maintain an immunization record for a pet, ask a veterinarian to keep a record of all vaccinations done in the office, suggests VetInfo.com. Request a vaccination form from a veterinary office to keep track of vaccinations at home. This prevents information loss when moving or switching to another veterinarian.Full Answer >
The best way to nurse a sick pet is to take it to the veterinarian and follow all instructions in detail, reports the American Humane Association. Specific treatments vary depending on the animal's illness or injury.Full Answer >