> From: mukki2@...
> Subject: any advice on administering liquid meds?
> My cat, Smer, who has mitral valve insufficency, developed a UTI and
> is now on liquid amoxicillin. I do not pill him with his heart meds --
> I grind them up and put them in his food since he HATES being pilled.
> I have been giving him the liquid antibiotics for the past several
> days and it seems to be stressing him out a lot. I hold him as well as
> I can and my SO drops the liquid in the side of his mouth. Does anyone
> have any advice on how I can make this go more smoothly and less
> stressfully for Smer?
I've always had good success with liquid meds and baby food.
Just put the med in about a half-teaspoon of the stuff (meat
flavor--we use chicken, turkey, lamb, or ham) and mix it all
up. My Tenshi slurps it up like it's a treat. :)