For you who has ever attempted giving cats pills, you acknowledge the fact of the headache this can actually turn out to be. Nevertheless, we know for sure that a time will come when you will need, as a matter of urgency, to get your cat the necessary medicine. The cat is always a lot trickier to give pill as compared to dogs for they are clawed, are such flexible creatures and can spit out the pill in such a way that you may not notice thinking they have swallowed it.
The following are some of the ways you can easily get to give your cats pills, which have been tried and indeed confirmed for success.
Placing the pills into the cats’ mouth is one of the common forms of having the cats receive their required medication indeed. It is actually one of the quickest and easiest and as well most successful methods of getting the cats pills especially when done correctly.
The second means for having the cats receiving the required medication is by using the “pet pillers”. Pet pillers are devices that have been designed by the veterinarians for the pure sake of making it easy to give cat pills just like the name suggests. For those who want a surely ideal and best alternative for the medication of the dogs and cats at home, then the pet pillers are surely the perfect alternative to go for. They technically take away the risk of you being bitten by the cats and or dogs while administering pills to them. The pet piller, also known as the pill popper, is a plastic plunger with a rubber tip which is used by placing the plunger, loaded with the pill, into the mouth of the cat and using the plunger drop the pill into the cat’s mouth. Getting the cats the pills through this means takes nearly the same formula as that of doing it by hand but it is only advantageous in the fact that it gets it a lot simpler and takes away the risk of bites as well.
Pill hidden in food or treats is yet some other way for getting the cats treated with the desired medication. Medication for the pets can as well be achieved by getting them the pills in their treats which happens to be another easy way for doing this. However for the effectiveness of this method for getting the cats pills, you will need to be sure that your cat will indeed consume the whole meal plus the pills without them detecting the pill for when they do, they will indeed avoid it entirely and as such the whole may end not quite effective.