Cat swallowed a sewing needle

Cat swallows sewing needle

The video shows the removal of the sewing needle from the back of a cat’s mouth by a veterinarian. Hard to watch. Some of the comments indicate that I am not alone in that regard e.g., “someone tell me he’s okay. I can’t watch this.” The owner said: “I’m one of the owners, his …

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Hair bobbles (hair ties) are dangerous to cats as too often they like to ingest them

Nero and Lucy the vet who removed the hair ties. Eleven in all with an endoscope. Image: Westway Veterinary Group.

I’ve decided after a quick search on the Internet to declare to the world that hair bobbles are very dangerous objects from the domestic cat’s point of view. It’s a product which is very useful to humans but a product which is very dangerous to cats. A clash of two different worlds. This kind …

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WARNING: disposable plastic gloves are a potential hazard to domestic cats

Disposable gloves a potential hazard to domestic cats

This story from Philadelphia about a cat called Foxxy is a lesson to all cat guardians to make sure that disposable plastic gloves, which are used much more at present due to the coronavirus pandemic, need to be disposed of quickly after use because they appear to pose a hazard to some domestic cats. …

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Hanger straps on a blouse or dress can be harmful or fatal to cats

Buttons are dangerous to cats

This is Worm, an exotic black beauty who lives with his mom Gina, who is a very good caregiver. Worm got into something he shouldn’t have a few days ago, leaving Gina to struggle with whether her mischievous kitty will by okay. The accident described below can kill a cat at worst, or cost …

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Cat belonging to deployed U.S. veteran seriously injured after swallowing a fishing hook

This article is my latest in what I call my “freak accident” series. We all know cats can get themselves into all kinds of trouble, and Tamarindo is no exception. Curiosity almost killed the cat when Tamarindo tangled with a fishing hook and line and lost. His story was recently posted on a GoFundMe …

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