How to Trick a Cat to Take Liquid Medicine?

How do you give a stubborn cat liquid medicine?

Gather your medication. ….Position your cat so he’s facing away from you. ….Some very difficult cats might need to be wrapped in a towel. ….Point his head to look up at the ceiling. ….Gently insert the syringe at the side of his mouth. ….Squirt the medication slowly into his mouth.

How can I get my cat to take liquid medicine?

First, allow the cat to lick the medication from the tip of the syringe as you slowly depress the plunger (many cats accept medication more readily if it is warmed up as mentioned above). If your cat is not interested in licking the liquid, gently take the cat by the scruff of the neck and gently pull the head back.

How do you give a cat liquid medicine that tastes bad?

Size Matters. Hide the pill or mix the liquid medication in a fairly small piece of food. ….The Stinkier, the Better. Pets can sniff out unusual smells in their food and may reject even favourite treats if they don’t smell right. ….Use a Capsule.

How do you hide liquid medicine in cat food?

Some recommendations for food in which you might hide pill include: canned cat food, strained meat (human) baby food, tuna or other canned fish, plain yogurt, Pill Pockets™, cream cheese or butter. Butter is helpful because it coats the pill and eases swallowing.