By: Jay Roel Ruiz, Owner
What's the Average Recovery Time for Tripawd Cats?
In general, the recovery period following amputation surgery for cats typically spans two to four weeks. However, the duration may vary, influenced by factors like your cat's age, size, weight, and any pre-surgery health conditions they might have.
Tripawd Cat Recovery: A Unique Journey
As you navigate this journey with your Tripawd cat, you'll notice that many regain vitality when stitches are removed. However, some may require more time. It's not uncommon for several weeks to pass before your Tripawd can handle five to ten-minute short walks.
If your cat seems slow to adapt to the 'new normal,' remember that every Tripawd's recovery experience is similar and distinct. Cats, like humans, can exhibit a range of behaviors during recovery. Some Tripawds act independently, doing everything on their own. Others become drama queens, seeking sympathy and special treatment. Regardless of their behavior, they all look to you for guidance. Your positive attitude will make the recovery smoother.
Dos and Don'ts for a Successful Tripawd Recovery