How to Know If Your Cat Is in Pain
It sounds like such a simple question, but the answer is actually far more complicated than we think. And it’s not just cat owners who struggle with this question, those of us who have studied these creatures for years still frequently miss signs of feline pain. Because when it comes to showing signs of pain (or any illness for that matter), cats are masters of disguise. In the feline world, complaining gets you nowhere, and showing signs of weakness can get you killed. .
Besides, cats cry out for many reasons, so even if you do see this, how can you tell if it is due to pain or some other form of stress? Next time you think your cat may be in pain, try to remember some of the following signs of feline discomfort .
“ Do cats cry if they are in pain?
''Because when it comes to showing signs of pain (or any illness for that matter),cats are masters of disguise. ... Sure, some cats in pain will cry out, but if you see a cat crying out in pain, the problem is likely very severe indeed.”
What can you give your cat for pain?
Cats metabolize aspirin very differently than people or dogs, and it take them 48 hours to metabolize one little half of a low dose aspirin. NEVER EVER give your cat Tylenol or Ibuprofen. Tylenol is a caticide. It will shut down your cat's liver, and be a very painful way to die..
Symptoms of Pain in Cats
Hiding More than Usual & Acting Withdrawn.
Rapid Breathing or Panting.
Increased Heart Rate.
Changes to Your Cat's Eyes.
Changes in Eating and Drinking Habits.
Changes in Grooming Habits..