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Old January 1st, 2015, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by tiggy2 View Post
Right now he looks awful. Has not moved in hours.
Most likely from the anesthetic and/or pain meds, but I agree that a quick chat with a vet might help ease your mind. Is the morphine called Buprenex (aka buprenorphine?) It can make cats feel weird, and therefore contributing to Tig not wanting to move around much until he gets used to it.

As for something to put around his neck to hold the tube, you might be able to get a type of surgical stocking from the vet that can be cut to fit like a turtle-neck sweater (with holes for the front legs). Similar to this link, but the vet should provide it for free:

Smooches and good vibes for Tig.
"To close your eyes will not ease another's pain." ~ Chinese Proverb

We must not refuse to see with our eyes what they must endure with their bodies. ~ Gretchen Wyler
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