How to Treat Pain in Animals
Animals feel pain the same as we do; they have the same aches and pains, they share the same physiological structures, treating pain helps with the healing process, and pain interferes with sleep and depresses the immune system.
Pain control is never a one size fits all and can be used along with other medication to relieve extreme pain in animals seek advice.
Green relief from green plants and their seeds helps with natural anti-inflammatories which have pain relieving properties.
Vet Street has noted in their documentation: Because of this, many nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can be dangerous to cats even at low doses. Many of these drugs cause ulceration of the gastrointestinal tract, kidney damage or liver damage in cats. Signs of toxicity may include abdominal pain, white gums, blood or digested blood (which looks black and tarry) in the stools, vomiting, lethargy, poor coordination and stupor. If you notice any of these symptoms, your cat should be rushed to the veterinarian, who can provide more advanced treatment.
Signs Your Cat Is in Pain
Cats in pain may:
- Sit hunched up without moving
- Have little interest in people, other cats, activities or eating
- Groom less often or concentrate their grooming in one painful area
- Become restless
- Become aggressive
- Soil in the house