Cat's bite wound should be treated by a veterinarian

Feline bites pose problems for cats and humans, writes veterinarian Marty Becker, because bacteria from a cat's mouth can cause a serious infection. Cats bitten by another feline may need surgical and antibiotic treatment as well as drain placement by a veterinarian to completely clear the infection, Dr. Becker writes. Humans who are bitten by cats should thoroughly wash the area and be evaluated by a physician, he adds.

View Full Article in:

Sacramento Bee (Calif.) (free registration), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care