Yep, we use it at work here.
I've seen some issues with long term chronic use, but they are very occaisional.
We actually have people sign a waiver at work now because Metacam is not approved yet for cats here, either. Honestly, though, I think I've seen more issues with dogs then with cats
Probably because its more popular with dogs.
It should not be combined with any other Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatories or any Steroids, wich is oddly a common mistake people make, and then we see the pet in hospital.
Once, my dog had it once and had blood clots in his urine with no lasting effects. However, he was also taking antibiotics, and had just had surgery in the previous day or so, so whos to say what really caused it?
I think you're pretty safe with a few days of it
Just make sure she gets it on food and continues to eat well. You probably know, but cats often appreciate really clean bowls and frequently fresh water
There are bad reactions to every medication out there
I usually try not to read about them (as I'm a worrier) because it'll freak me out.
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