Mouse and rat poison in dogs and cats
Mouse and rat poison is a substance that can destroy the living system of mice, such as the blood system, the respiratory system. One mouse and rat poison may kill one or more mice at once, which is very dangerous to dogs and cats. They may eat the bait or rats that have died, causing them to receive the substance.
In the early 1970s, there was a product for killing mice (rodenticide) using toxins for the first time.
Some types of mouse and rat poison in dogs and cats prevent blood clotting. Some types can damage internal organs, especially the brain and kidney, causing loss of appetite, impaired movement, paralysis hind limbs, muscle tremors, seizures or depression.
- Muscle tremors
- Loss of appetite
- Impaired movement
- Paralysis hind limbs
When dogs and cats receive mouse and rat poison, it will cause loss of appetite, impaired movement, paralysis hind limbs, muscle tremors, seizures, depression and central nervous system pressures, and if receiving a high dose of mouse and rat poison. It can cause acute muscle tremors and seizures.
Treatment and Prevention
When dogs and cats receive mouse and rat poison, the treatment will depend on the symptoms and severity. They should be taken to a veterinarian immediately. Mouse and rat poison can be prevented by keeping the substance away from dogs and cats and be careful of dogs and cats hunting.
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