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Leg through collar

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by ruthiejane, Jul 19, 2009.


  1. ruthiejane

    ruthiejane PetForums Newbie

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    Our baby cat, (she is just over a year old) came home today with one front leg through her stretchy collar. She wears a Beasty Band and so it didn't seem to be upsetting her at all, but we just wonder if anyone else has seen cats do this, and if anyone has any idea how they manage it? You'd think if they had got caught on a branch they would pull their head out, leaving the collar behind, rather than force their way through.
     
  2. DKDREAM

    DKDREAM PetForums VIP

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    Hi there

    I would change her collar they can cause serious wounds get one that snaps open if she got caught in anything or puts her leg through it, ok you'll loose a collar but its healthier/safer for your cat
     
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    SeaThreePeeO PetForums VIP

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    This happened to Thomas with one of those elasticated collars. I changed to the quick release types. Granted we have lost a few collars here and there, but much better then getting tangled somewhere.
     
  4. ruthiejane

    ruthiejane PetForums Newbie

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    Beasty Bands don't just have an elasticated section, the entire thing is made from stretchy fabric, a bit like neoprene. We did A LOT of research into cat collars before choosing this type. They are stretchy enough that it really doesn't cause the cat any problems, she wastn't squashed by the collar in any way.They fasten with velcro too so would come undone if the cat was hanging by the collar.
     
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    thats cool then i didnt know what kind of collars they where just wanted to point it out, ok you knew but other members may have learnt from it.
     
  6. ruthiejane

    ruthiejane PetForums Newbie

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    They really are great collars, but would love to know how on earth she managed to get one leg through it!:confused:
     
  7. DKDREAM

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    she might have had it cought on a small twig or something and then put her leg through it and got free?
     
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    We've had cats do this a few times - no idea how but looks odd!
     
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