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Re: [FH] Help! Kitten ate Ash's Atenolol

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  • lorkatz2004
    CFA considers a kitten to be a cat fully grown by 8 months............so he should be ok. Cathy
    Message 1 of 7 , Jul 13, 2012
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      CFA considers a kitten to be a cat fully grown by 8 months............so he should be ok.

      Cathy






      --- In feline-heart@yahoogroups.com, Lisa <lclarizia@...> wrote:
      >
      > He'll be fine -- 9 months old means he's a BIG kitten :) He might be a
      > little sleepy, but the usual dose for cats is 1 mg per pound, so I don't
      > think he's in any danger from overdose. The half-life of atenolol is 4 hrs
      > (I'm pretty sure) so in 8 hours or so it'll be cleared.
      >
      > On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 7:03 PM, furbabymama <saokada@...> wrote:
      >
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > Gizzy, our 9 month old kitten came up and glomped down Ash's Atenolol
      > > dosage a few minutes ago before I could stop him. It was a 1/4 tablet
      > > equaling 6.25 mg. BTW, Gizzy weighs 9 pounds, too. Will this one dose hurt
      > > him? Fortunately I manage to stop him before he ate the Enalapril too.
      > >
      > > Shonna & Ash
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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