Bye bye Kitty teeth, hello Cat that hates me?
September 17, 2013 10:16 AM Subscribe
Mrs Binkleton aka Binky
is a glorious tuxedo cat with a huge problem...... she has terrible Stomatitis and has to have a full tooth extraction next week.
posted by JenThePro to pets & animals (24 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I've tried everything on the market to help make her teeth better but I'm resigned to the fact that she just has bad genetics. I've had 3 separate Cat vets tell me that she needs a full extraction and so I've booked her in with a dental specialist next week.
My question is as follows: How can I make the poor little Bink comfortable in the hours following her surgery? She'll be in for the operation at 9.30am and I'll be picking her up around 5.00pm. She'll be on some pain meds I understand, but I've also heard from several sources that the recovery should be pretty quick i.e. she'll be eating dinner that night.
Obviously it's a big surgery and I love the little mite so much that I want to be there for her to make her as content as possible once she returns home. She's already on a wet diet only so I don't foresee any problems there..... I just feel a bit helpless and was hoping you amazing people can give me at least a few tips to make her (and me!!!!) feel better following her surgery.
As an end note - I know that I'm doing the right thing here. She's in quite a bit of noticable pain some days and I can't wait for her to be back to her normal self again minus her teeth, I'm just hoping for some reassurance really that she'll be OK in the long run and that there might be something I can do intially following surgery to make her as comfortable as possible!! (I'm also hoping she doesn't hate me for the rest of her life but you just never know with cats!!)