At vet2cat we understand how difficult it is to make the decision to have your beloved cat put to sleep
End of Life Care
- With making your own private arrangements such as home burial: £210
- With cremation but no return of ashes: £235
- With private cremation and return of ashes to scatter: £267.70
No matter how old your cat is, there will come a time when the end of their life is expected. That may be due to a life-limiting chronic illness such as chronic kidney disease, or a more recent diagnosis, such as cancer.
Palliative care is essentially about improving the quality of the cat’s remaining life.
The quality of life of a being is often rather subjective, but there are some scoring aids that can be used to help you.
There are many different ones available, but our two favourite are these:-
(NB, although a similar name, this is not made by us!)
Sometimes it helps to do a few different ones.
At Vet2Cat, we focus on a few clinical essentials when it comes to palliative care; for each one there are often simple solutions that when addressed can greatly improve the patient’s quality of life:-
- BLOOD PRESSURE ASSESSMENT
This does not distract from the importance of the cat’s emotional and mental wellbeing, and why the QOL assessment tools include aspects of happiness and interest in favourite things to do.
If you need any further guidance, please call us (link to number). We can arrange a visit to provide an assessment.