How to calm a cat during estrus? Specialist advice
The estrus in most cats is quite violent. Many of them constantly purr and meow, some quite loudly, constantly rub against their legs and raise their ass, bending their tail. Not every owner, even the most loving one, will be able to survive this time without earning a nervous tick. How to calm a cat during estrus and what preparations can be used if you do not want kittens, and sterilization is impossible for any reason?
Medications to calm a cat during estrus
There are a fairly large number of drugs that regulate sexual hunting in cats. Basically, these drugs are aimed at delaying the phase of sexual hunting or interrupting an already begun hunting. The main principle when choosing a drug is its quality and safety for your pet. When choosing a specific remedy, you should charmingly consult a veterinarian. He will select the drug that is right for your cat. You should not listen to the advice of neighbors and well-wishers who are delighted with some means. For each drug, there are a number of contraindications. The main ones are:
- The presence of tumors.
- Pregnancy and lactation.
- Pathology of the reproductive (reproductive) system.
- Disorders of the pancreas.
- Disorders of the liver.
- Disorders of the endocrine system.
These drugs are divided into:
- sedative (relaxing).They, in turn, are divided into synthetic and natural, which include herbal preparations with a mild sedative effect.
Harmonious preparations for cats and their action
Hormonal drugs to reduce anxiety are prescribed to cats who have reached puberty, to interrupt and delay the phase of sexual hunting in cats and reduce sexual activity in cats. The action of these drugs is:
- blocking the production of gonadotropic hormones, the termination of ovulation and hunting in cats
- suppression of testosterone production, decrease in sexual activity of cats.
But do not forget that improper use or improperly selected drug can lead to, and this is a deterioration in the health of your pet. They can result in the formation of tumors, the development of pyometers, the formation of ovarian cysts, etc.
Soothing preparations for cats and their action
Sedatives, in contrast to hormones, are safer. They do not interrupt sexual hunting in animals, but have a mild sedative, analgesic, anxiolytic (weakening sense of fear), antispasmodic effect and simply smooth out the manifestations of sexual activity.
In any case, the appointment of a drug to calm a cat during estrus is the task of a specialist. Let's take care of our favorites!