Have you ever had to try getting a cat to take a pill? If you have, you will know that there aren't many tasks harder. Some owners don't even bother trying; they just pay the vet to do it!
Well, Nick Filippou, the creator of 'I iz Cat' has come up with a 10-step comic guide to show us exactly how it's done!
“I’ve given pills to my own cat and some shelter cats I volunteer at,” Nick said. “It’s never a fun experience, haha. It’s kind of always been a battle.”
Although Nick's guide is comical, he does have some helpful advice to offer. For example, he suggests using a pill pusher. “[Or] little tricks [like] scuffing, wrapping the cat in a blanket, and popping the jaw open behind the back teeth. Still, once the pill goes in the mouth, it always pops back out, haha. That’s the battle.”
Scroll down for Nick's hilarious guide!
Step #1 Prepare For Battle
Step #2 Protect Weak Spots
Step #3 Burrito Wrap
Step #4 Spells
Step #5 Bat Wings
Step #6 Fur Demon
Step #7 This Means War
Step #8 Fire!
Step #9 Shadows
Step #10 Rest