Alternatives to cat cones?

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Alternatives to cat cones?

Post by tigermummy » Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:44 am

My cat is currently wearing a cone after surgery and is super depressed. Before the dressing came off and he was cone free he was really happy, so I know it’s the cone. I worry because last time he wore a cone he ended up going crazy and eating a piece of string and almost died. Has anyone tried these body suits as an alternative to cones? Do they really stay on? Last night in a panic I ordered one of these from Amazon, but don’t know if I’ll actually use it:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07JH7T5W4/ ... 287003c8a7

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Re: Alternatives to cat cones?

Post by fjm » Sat Apr 06, 2019 4:54 pm

I haven't used one on a cat, but when Poppy my toy poodle was recently spayed I adapted a couple of baby onesies from Asda - 3 for £3, and after couple of snips and a few stitches to fit around tail and bits they were perfect!

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Re: Alternatives to cat cones?

Post by Mollycat » Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:48 am

You know your cat, does he have to wear a cone? None of mine has ever kept one on more than a couple of hours and we've never had a problem.

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Re: Alternatives to cat cones?

Post by tigermummy » Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:18 pm

Actually he seems to be getting used to the cone now, might just leave it!

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Re: Alternatives to cat cones?

Post by Blue Wind » Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:53 pm

We used an inflated doughnut, it was much more comfortable for our cat., she could curl up with it.

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