What can I give my cat so I can groom him?
There are natural herbs that can effectively sedate your cat so that she’ll stay calm and relaxed during the grooming session. These herbs are chamomile, catnip, valerian, and passionflower.
How much Benadryl Can I give my cat to sedate?
Sedate a cat at home using the correct dosage of Benadryl, the brand name for diphenhydramine. Benadryl in pill form for a 10-pound cat should have roughly 12.5 mg or half of a 25 mg tablet. Cats cannot take this medication if they have certain medical conditions as it can be dangerous or lethal to them.
Is sedating a cat safe?
However with proper care and supervision there are virtually no risks of complications due to the use of a cat sedative. Our veterinary staff ensures that risks are minimized by performing careful and consistent monitoring throughout the entire time feline patients are under cat anesthesia.
Can I trim my cat’s whiskers?
Whiskers Don’t Need Trimming!
Like other hairs on a cat’s body, whiskers shed. That’s normal. But you should never trim them. A cat with cut whiskers will become disoriented and scared.
Is there an over the counter sedative for cats?
Benadryl is an over-the-counter cat sedative option with a good safety margin. However, it’s important to check with your vet for the right dose and formulation. Side effects include dry mouth, increased heart rate, and urine retention.