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My cat has a pretty deep cut I was not home my mom seen my cat had a knot n tried cutting it out my cat moved n she accidentally cut him she was so upset n didn't want to say anything to me until I got home now it's a week later and I am now just seeing this and I'm so upset I am calling the vet in the morning is there anything I should be doing besides that n do us have any idea how much this would cost it's down a layer the skin is all gone please help I am going to bring him to vet in morning I'm just worried about how much it will cost do u have any idea

First if all, calm down and please use some punctuation so I can read this! Your cat will be fine.
My daughter did the same thing to her cat and I super glued it back together which is what the vet might do as well. HOWEVER, it wasn't a week old. That has given it time to get infected, so there may be more to it than just gluing it.

He might need some antibiotics, he might not. I have no way of knowing what it will cost since every vet's prices are different all over the country and the world. Could be $50, could be $200!
You need to ASK them for an estimate when you get there, but you definitely need to take him in since it's been a week.

Just be sure to ask up front and tell them you cannot afford a huge bill. Hopefully your mom will pay for half. Ask her before you get to the vets.

But he will be fine. Just do what the vet says as far as cleaning it or giving him his medication if he gets some.  

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Jana Connell RVT, CVT


PLEASE READ BEFORE SUBMITTING TO ME: I am NOT a vet and do NOT diagnose diseases. That is only for a licensed Veterinarian to do. I will give you suggestions and steer you toward calling your vet for help. You can call the vet's office and talk to the technician there or the vet at times. Don't be afraid to call them! If you have a serious issue with your pet please post it to one of the veterinarians in here- I will tell you the same thing in my answer. IF your pet is injured or in an emergency situation, CALL YOUR VET- Do not wait and post in here. Just call the vet's office and get them in to see the vet right away. Critical treatment time is lost if you seek answers here when you should have your precious pet at the vets!! Don't sit at home waiting for an answer when your pet is critically ill or injured!! I can answer most questions about small animal and wildlife care as well as small animal nutrition. I can also answer questions about all phases of dental care for small animals. I DO NOT answer questions about birds (unless it is wildlife or songbirds) or HAMSTERS/GERBILS/CHINS/GUINEA PIGS/REPTILES/FROGS/RABBITS/PET BIRDS OF ANY KIND so please submit these questions to the appropriate sections. I, as well as other experts in here, do NOT do homework questions- that is for YOU to do! Please respect these rules for all of us. Thanks!


I have over 42 years experience in the field of veterinary medicine. I specialized in small animals and did wildlife rehab for over 25 years, mostly raptors, squirrels and opossums. I am a Small Animal Nutritional Consultant with 6 certificates from Hills Pet Foods, CNM and Purina. I also specialized in Small Animal Dentistry which is a field I truly love. I also Teach Veterinary Technology to working technicians who are studying to take their California Tests to become Licensed Technicians. They have to take both the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Exam) and the California boards.

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