Sedating a cat for grooming

Some common synonyms are “putting to sleep”, “put to sleep”, “put down”, “euthanise”, “mercy killing”, “humane end of suffering”, “painless death”.

SILEO should not be administered in the presence of preexisting hypotension, hypoxia or bradycardia. SILEO has not been evaluated in dogs younger than 16 weeks of age or in dogs with dental or gingival disease that could have an effect on the absorption of SILEO.

Putting your cat to sleep is a heartbreaking decision to make.

While it may be true that cats are independent, one can get emotionally attached to a cat just as easily and deeply as to a dog.

I write only from the viewpoint of one who has shared my home with dozens of cats over an equal number of years.

I have had cats with distemper, cats with cancer, cats with FLUTD, cats with dental disease and on numerous occasions, cats with abscesses and/or other injuries.