Cat Doctor of Monroe

PH (734) 682-5596

FX (734) 682-5629

11 W. Vine St.

Monroe, MI 48162


info@catdoctorofmonroe.com






Emergency Care

After Hours Emergencies

If your cat has an emergency after hours, please contact either Animal Emergency & Critical Care Center of Toledo or Affiliated Veterinary Emergency Service of Allen Park.

Animal Emergency & Critical Care Center of Toledo (click for link to website)
  2921 Douglas Rd
  Toledo, OH 43606
  Phone: (419) 473-0328

Affiliated Veterinary Emergency Service (click for link to website)
  15220 Southfield Road
  Allen Park, MI 48101
  (313) 389-1700


 Is it an emergency?
*The following information is a guideline only. 

If you have any concerns that your pet may need immediate attention, please call our office at (734) 682-5596.

If your pet has any of these symptoms, bring it in IMMEDIATELY

Symptom:

With:

Inability to Breathe

Noisy respiration, blue tongue, gasping for breath

Bleeding That Won't Stop

From any part of the body. Apply pressure and come now! 

Inability to Urinate or Appears Constipated

But continues to try.

Inability to Deliver Kittens

Keeps trying or has stopped trying

Pain

Severe. Continuous with no relief

Vomiting, Diarrhea

Continuous or with the Appearance of Blood

Loss of Balance or Consciousness

Includes tremors, coma, staggering, blindness, fainting

Itching

Continuous scratching, biting, self-mutilation

Penetrating Wounds

Any place, but especially chest or abdomen

Poisoning

Bring the container or commercial name and chemical name

Injury

Continuous pain and/or not walking or using one or more legs

Hit by car

May include trauma and bleeding

Bloat

Abnormal distension of the abdomen and/or difficulty breathing

Any other sign that looks serious!

 


If your pet has any of these symptoms, it is usually safe to wait OVERNIGHT

Symptom

With

Ear problems/Itching

Head shaking and ear discharge. Mild to moderate itching; no skin damage; no bleeding.

Worms

in bowel movement

No blood in bowel movement; no pain or discomfort; no vomiting. 

Lameness

Little or no pain; no discomfort in walking; not continuous

Thirst / Urination

Excessive drinking and/or elimination of urine with no blood, no pain, no straining or discomfort, or bloody appearance to the urine

Loss of Appetite

Skipped one main meal, but no other signs of illness

Most Skin Problems

Scratching, itching, fleas, ticks.