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When cats bite

According to a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of Hand Surgery
One in three people bitten on the hand are hospitalized and infections are common.  Cats have razor sharp teeth that penetrate the hand and bring with it bacteria that quickly infects the wound.  The strain of bacteria is particularly hard to treat with antibiotics.

Gentle handing, wrapping the cat in a towel, and using pheromones to calm the cat is helpful but there are times when an induction chamber is the safest way to subdue the animal in order to treat.

The induction chamber evacuation system makes handing the animal safer for you and is less stressful for the animal because the induction chamber is designed in a way that allows anesthetic gas to mix faster and more efficiently; the chamber is filled with the amount of anesthetic gas needed to sedate the animal much faster than traditional methods of delivery.  

Then, before opening the chamber to retrieve the cat, the waste anesthetic gas is evacuated from the chamber.

 

Delayed induction time

Using traditional methods of filling an induction chamber while connected to an in-house (active) scavenging system; it can take as long as 8 minutes for the top portion of an induction chamber to reach 3% isoflurane, resulting in a delayed and stressful induction.