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What do i do in an emergency?

If you have an emergency with your cat, you need to know this.

Cats don't always become ill when it is a convenient time for us,it can happen when we least expect it. That is why we provide an Emergency Vets service and are open 7 days a week to facilitate the people and cats who need us most. We know how stressful these emergency situation can be. Don't ever worry, call us and we can help. Never feel like you are bothering us with a trivial complaint.

If it is enough for you to consider reading this page, then you should call us.

We are one of the few Emergency Vet Hospitals in Dublin & Meath that open on Sundays & Bank Holidays. Our sister hospitals in Clonsilla and Dundrum Hospitals are open 7 days a week and will have access to all your medical records from us here in Just Cats Veterinary Clinic. We always have an Emergency Veterinary Service. So you don't need to worry about ongoing medical conditions that your pet is being treated for. Our Vets, will be able to pick up from your last visit. So even if you need a Sunday Vet or need a Vet late at night, just call us on 01 8227270 to get through to our Emergency Vets.

When do I need to see an Emergency Vet?

Sometimes, you may be unsure if your cat needs emergency care. Never take a risk. Always call us and find out whether you need to be seen or not.

Our Emergency Vets and Emergency Vet Nurses will be able to advise you over the phone and help you.

Some conditions, listed below, always require emergency veterinary treatment for your cat. Please note, not all emergency conditions are listed here.

  • Eating a large amount of chocolate
  • Eating human medication (Paracetamol, Oral Contraceptives, Arthritis Drugs, Heart Medication etc)
  • Suspected poisoning (rat poison, anti-freeze, slug pellets etc)
  • Household poisoning (Grapes, raisins, currants, lilies, artificial sweetener...)
  • Vomiting and/or Diarrhoea for over 24 hours
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Dullness, lethargy and not eating for over 24 hours
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Heat stroke
  • Seizures or collapse
  • Open wounds
  • Stings, bites, allergic reactions
  • Eye pain, squinting or discharge
  • Trouble passing urine
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