Recent Questions Tagged Cat-Bite-Mayo-Clinic

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Gentle bites are frequently used by cats to get attention;love bites might be used to grab your attention while being affectionate. Many cats like attention, but some cats seem to be obsessed with it even to the point where the desire for attention seems to be too much for humans to handle....
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Any true aggressiveness in a pet cat should be investigated by a veterinary behaviorist to protect the cat and the people. But the kind of bite that cat owners wonder about is a less antagonistic behavior that seems to be an attempt to communicate....
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If you’re being affectionate toward your kitty and cuddling when the bite happens, but you stop and another bite takes place, then when you pet your cat, your cat stops biting, it may be a somewhat clear indication your cat is using the bite to ask for more cuddles....
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While mild infections cause slight discomfort, serious ones can be life-threatening. Health Guide Info warns a cat bite infection can develop within 24 to 48 hours of being bitten. Common signs of infection include: Redness: One of the first signs your bite may be getting infected is redness around the wound....
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Most cat bites occur when cat owners are bitten by their pets. But even if your cat has all her shots, it is important to take care of the wound and monitor it closely so you will notice immediately if it starts to get infected....
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Show less. Most cat bites occur when cat owners are bitten by their pets. But even if your cat has all her shots, it is important to take care of the wound and monitor it closely so you will notice immediately if it starts to get infected....
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It should heal completely by about a month. If you have any doubts please see a physician. Cat bites can lead to serious problems if they become infected. You can tell by looking at the area around the bite....
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Follow On: The cat saliva is a carrier of multiple bacteria and this is the reason why a cat bite is likely to get infected. A cat bite wound can turn into a serious infection within 12 hours after the biting and over 40% of wounds get infected....
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Cat love bites can also be unintentional, as part of the cat’s grooming process. They could be “licking for a certain period of time, then using their incisors to get a particular area. Your cat may choose to groom you, your hand or face or head,” says Dr....
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Once again the cat is ignored, possibly since cat bites are less common than dog bites. But cat bites are a serious problem and should not be disregarded. In New York City, 17% of animal bites injuries seen in emergency rooms are from cats and over 70% from dogs....
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The most likely reason your cat bites you while you’re asleep is that it might be hungry or wants to play. Usually, when your cat is hungry, the night biting isn’t frequent, while if it wants to play with you, it will bite you every night....
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Your cat biting your face could be an act of sharing its scent while being cuddled. 5. It Could Be Out Of Aggression. Aggression is one of the many reasons a feline may bite the owner’s face. At times, this aggression may be triggered by something the parent is doing wrong....
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“Cats do this to deposit facial pheromones on people or objects in their environment,” explains Dr. Herron. “The head butting is actually something that we call bunting. ”. Since kitties usually seem relaxed and friendly while bunting, people rightfully assume that it's a sign of affection or acceptance into the feline’s domain....
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