Image Quiz: Postoperative pain in cats, Photo C

Image Quiz: Postoperative pain in cats, Photo C

Jun 29, 2010
By dvm360.com staff


Incorrect. This cat is allowing palpation of its bone graft site, so it is tolerating any minor discomfort well. A cat experiencing pain would flinch or possibly turn to bite when the surgical site is palpated. For more on this important topic, see "Behaviors Suggestive of Postoperative Pain in Cats" by Dr. Sheilah A. Robertson.

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