Dear Catster reader,
Almost two years ago, we invested numerous resources and rebuilt the Catster community. With new hardware, software and personnel, we did our best to satisfy the many users who shared their thoughts, pictures, questions, and love for and of their pets with us and friends. It was a thriving community with many users. We hoped, however, there would be more like you.
Times and habits have changed and we are sad to announce that the Catster community will be closing down on July 20, 2019.
Catster magazine, www.catster.com and the associated social media sites are NOT shutting down. We encourage you to continue reading the content found in the pages of the magazine and the web sites, commenting through the mechanisms provided and sharing your ideas and comments with us and your fellow readers.
Instructions for accessing pet profiles were shared with everyone in 2017. The instructions can be found elsewhere within the forum. AFTER JULY 20TH, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCESS THIS CONTENT. And, effective immediately, we are no longer able to answer questions about the community.
Thank you for your support and we look forward to serving you through our magazine and website.
What over the counter medicine can I put on an open wound?
My golden child, Dobby James, recently became an inside/outside cat. He's adapted very well to the change and we have noticed he is back to being himself after our recent move from our old apartment (his first home). However today after coming home from work I noticed he had a very bad cut in between his claws on his back right paw. THE HORROR! I haven't been able to fully inspect him, he's eating at the moment, but I'd like to know what I can put on his wound to keep it from getting infected and help it heal faster. The quicker the answer the better, it doesn't seem to be slowing him down but the thought of him being in any pain breaks my heart. Also what can I do to keep him happy inside while he heals? He really loves being outside.