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How to Give Your Cat Medicine

December 29, 2019


  • Reply Elizabeth Lewis November 3, 2010 at 10:11 pm

    Or, if they're like my cat, they'll hold it in their mouth and spit it out when you're not looking… Making it very hard to give them medicine… However, if they do this, try again and this time, hold the cat's jaws shut and massage the throat toward the stomach gently, until they swallow. We make them swallow twice just to be sure.

  • Reply videogamenostalgia November 4, 2010 at 2:08 am

    Just stick your fist up the cat's ass, and shove the medicine in its mouth when the cat opens it to yell…

  • Reply Thesethlans November 4, 2010 at 2:59 am

    We used to give pills to our dogs and cats by sticking it in lunchmeat or cheese they loved it and didnt have a clue

  • Reply ecwfaithful November 4, 2010 at 3:30 am

    Medicated KITTEH!

  • Reply KiwiLad November 4, 2010 at 9:51 am

    I expect this vid to gain alot of views, especially from judging the thumbnail.

  • Reply Alex Dahlgren November 4, 2010 at 1:18 pm

    0:21 – 0:28 = buttsecks!

  • Reply Anon-sama-sensei-senpai-san-sama-kun November 27, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    The best way to give a catt medicine is real easy. All you need is a pill and a can of tuna.
    1st- get the pill out and place it near you
    2nd- get the tuna can, open it and put a little tuna in the cats dish. preferably you'd like to shape the tuna in a little tower (chop the tuna in little bits if its raw or if its a block)
    3rd-put the pill on top of the tower, push the pill a little in the tuna just so it is completely covered by the fish
    4th- wait for the cat to go and eat
    thats all there is

  • Reply Charlotte Morgan-Owen December 17, 2010 at 4:37 pm

    i just close his mouth and massage his throat

  • Reply Dietrich Kaiser March 22, 2012 at 12:50 am

    Good advice. Thanks!

  • Reply SEJKay May 19, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    My cat would chew my arm off if I tried this!

  • Reply liquidblue June 3, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    what kind of medicine ? there is a cat that comes to our house to eat all the time , we love her , now we noticed she is limping , her leg doesn't look broke but you can tell she is in pain . should i give her our medicine , it hurts to see her in pain

  • Reply Bukan John July 12, 2012 at 9:33 am

    Thank you so much

  • Reply cindy tong August 18, 2012 at 10:52 am

    but that won't work if the medicine is used to treat a cat who is not eating in the first place

  • Reply ~B'dazzlin~ November 9, 2012 at 5:50 am

    Well for me I don't have time for a blanket and all the special treatment. Call me an animal abuser but this video is similar to what I do which imo is the best option.

  • Reply ~B'dazzlin~ November 9, 2012 at 5:53 am

    I do that as well. Sometimes I can even feel the lump going down her throat. Makes it easier for her to get down. I use to assume she swallowed her pill after I gave it to her. Little did I know she was hiding it in her mouth and spitting it out when I wasn't looking. And they say animals aren't smart….

  • Reply TheNinthDoctor December 29, 2012 at 7:23 am

    Worked perfectly for getting my cat to take his liquid medicine! Thanks!

  • Reply SugarBear May 17, 2013 at 7:01 am

    I got beat up by my cat. This video tutorial did not work.

  • Reply psymon1755 June 21, 2013 at 6:17 am

    tell me about it. now to go wash my bleeding hands…

  • Reply MilkCap June 28, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    Dangit, all I have are pills 🙁

  • Reply Fhely Barcenas September 29, 2013 at 1:50 am

    Know with Adult Cat has 30 teeth and full of sharp.

  • Reply Grace Graves December 17, 2013 at 4:44 am

    tried this. now i'm down to one hand

  • Reply Emperor Panda January 5, 2014 at 9:20 am

    harder then i tough

  • Reply Isabella Everett March 17, 2014 at 2:48 am

    They may be healthy,but their sure not happy to what I'd think…CAUSE YOU SHOVED A FRIKIN PILL IN THEIR THROAT

  • Reply Tonya Gle December 23, 2014 at 11:37 pm

    Just did this, ended up having to pin the cat down and inject medicine into her mouth while she was squealing and using every fiber in her body to try to break free.. Not fun

  • Reply Kevin Greg June 17, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    my cat loves ranch. put some ranch on the pill on a plate and let the cat eat the pill if its small enough it works amazingly well, soooooooo much easier than this if your cat loves ranch.

  • Reply May Mustafa June 27, 2016 at 10:24 am

    Sounds really easy. It's not. my kitten hates the liquid medicine. he foams and i'm not sure if he gets the dose or not. he has a cold.

  • Reply Sarah Ferrara April 9, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    this does not work

  • Reply Potassium Cyanide August 3, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    my cat keep spitting any liquid that he doesn't take volunteery

  • Reply Don Vaillancourt September 20, 2017 at 4:37 pm

    This guy doesn't have my cat to bites and asks questions later.

  • Reply ambwr wo December 20, 2017 at 11:17 am

    I have to inject medicine in my cat’s ears she’s so freaking difficult. I can’t do it by myself I always get my sister to help me. Can someone give me some tips? I can’t even tell if the medicine is in there or not

  • Reply Mark C January 20, 2018 at 3:42 am

    Ha try giving a Bengal his Medicine . Zero Chance he can fight to the bitter end

  • Reply Lama Zaza January 24, 2018 at 12:21 pm

    when showing how to inject liquid medicine you put a post on the screen & we didn't see how

  • Reply Justin Tung February 11, 2018 at 7:54 am

    yeah these tips sure work if your cat is docile. genius video.

  • Reply rzl February 19, 2018 at 8:13 am

    Not so useful technique, this only work for a very tame,soft and timid cat.

  • Reply YDG- EXPRESS March 3, 2018 at 3:08 pm

    Unfair that cat is trained

  • Reply De Leech March 19, 2018 at 10:16 am

    for the syringe try dipping it in chicken broth or tuna juice… and for the pill try crushing it and mix it with the food☺

  • Reply Jake N. April 4, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    Tried it. She had her pink antibiotics all over her chest…

  • Reply 61Benster April 24, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    Where's the part about the rhinoceros hide gloves?

  • Reply garethb1961 May 4, 2018 at 7:17 am

    Nice video, now try that with my cat. Bwa ha ha ha ha.

  • Reply Roy Rogers June 3, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    To make the cat think he is getting a treat????Really??? When was the lst time that anyone forced a treat down their cats throat. This video was no help t all.

  • Reply Maor June 17, 2018 at 2:06 pm

    Ohh, so you just "place the dropper between his cheeks and his gums!" Well when you say it like that it's suddenly so easy.

  • Reply Jessie V. June 24, 2018 at 4:24 am

    Who else came here because you just went to battle trying to get your cat to take medicine ?

  • Reply Woogy Man July 29, 2018 at 11:55 am

    Tooooo usefull thanks alot

  • Reply iiQwerrtyLaw Exploits August 5, 2018 at 11:14 pm

    Cat looks just like mine. Is it Norwegian forest cat?

  • Reply snoozieboi August 8, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    Where's the tutorial for claustrophobic semi-feral cats that can read your body language of just thinking of giving him medicine?

  • Reply Barry Parkinson September 6, 2018 at 8:15 pm

    This video is utter nonsense, I've tried this before giving my cat worming tablets. I ended up with one arm and a cat foaming at the mouth

  • Reply Matt Rachow September 21, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    This is easier said than done for my resident Tasmanian Devil.

  • Reply Kay September 30, 2018 at 9:12 am

    Works on mine but barely, and only after i wrestle it into her. She's more suspicious of me already, and i'm positive she can now tell when i'm even thinking of giving her medicine.

  • Reply theovertaker40 October 11, 2018 at 5:18 am

    Always click on the shortest video. Was not disappointed!!

  • Reply mimi satan November 1, 2018 at 10:50 pm

    It worked! The dislike button worked

  • Reply antjobert November 2, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    If you use your fingers, be prepared to get bitten. It happened to me with a cat I was caring for. Bottom tooth punctured the pad of my thumb and I had to take a course of antibiotics and get a tetanus booster. He was a very sweet cat–just scared and panicked. With my own cats now, I find it easier to give liquid meds the way they describe here. Giving a treat afterward helps them forgive you.

  • Reply Freya Aldrnari November 20, 2018 at 11:48 pm

    Then the cat bites you & you end up on Cipro… Yeah, a video on old or semi feral cats would be GREAT!!!

  • Reply øtàküGhôßt _203 November 27, 2018 at 2:40 am

    i put the medicine inside meat and he ate it yay

  • Reply Em De November 27, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    My otherwise sweet cat's turned very aggressive now when being medicated or put on IV fluids. She'll vomit up the medicine along with the food I'd coaxed her to eat earlier.

  • Reply mistu gombo November 30, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    My cat would never.

  • Reply Valerie December 4, 2018 at 7:18 am

    Hahaha i am bleeding

  • Reply TomForNow December 22, 2018 at 9:43 pm

    I have a 20 pound cat and despite me holding him down and my step father administering the medicine, it flailed and the cat started drooling and waving its head about, painting the room. As for the pill it has to take, it won't just swallow it in surprise. It trys to spit it back out. You need to hold that little buggers mouth closed and rub his throat while all 20 pounds of muscle is trying to run. I hope he gets better, because its exhausting to do this. lol.

  • Reply R B January 13, 2019 at 6:23 am

    This seems very hurtful to the cat. I found this other video very helpful:

  • Reply Vanessa Prospero January 21, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    Thank you!!!
    In the case the medicine be a pill, Wouldn’t this be easier if you just smash the pill turning it into a powder with a pill cutter and put it in the food?

  • Reply nana motor January 26, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    guys i feel so bad when i hold him to give him medicine by syringe his eyes get all big and watery and i wait for him to swallow so i can push more but am i actually harming him?????

  • Reply Irena Freidin February 3, 2019 at 1:36 pm

    First thing you need is a cat ???????

  • Reply Theria Williams February 13, 2019 at 1:56 am

    Yeah right

  • Reply Cassa Nova February 20, 2019 at 4:34 pm

    Can Simone please tell me what breed the cat in this video is?its so damn adorable

  • Reply Renee Elias February 23, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    Gonna try. Practice makes perfect. Wisdh me luck

  • Reply Amy Anderson February 24, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    If only……

  • Reply Cakey Cuppy March 26, 2019 at 1:23 pm

    What you need is just cat and pill

  • Reply Bee Dub April 29, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    Wheres the video of giving your Psycho cat medicine? My cat would never be that still and secondly she has claws that she uses well.

  • Reply J. C. June 4, 2019 at 1:24 am


    Doing that can result in the cat inhaling the medication. Don't ever do it!

  • Reply Alex și mai multe June 5, 2019 at 4:09 pm

    My cat is an ninja , is non-stop escaping so i caught her taking her legs whit an arm and trying to open his mouth whit another arm , SHE ALWAYS TROWING THE PILL BACK , IS EVEN POSIBLE TO SPLIT THE PILL AFTER YOU SWALLOW IT ?

  • Reply katie ghelerter June 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    i just want my cat to eat my pill so she don’t die?

  • Reply Tia Williams June 20, 2019 at 9:58 pm

    Never tilt the head back! It could go into its lungs

  • Reply Nanthini R O July 6, 2019 at 12:27 pm

    what to do if the cat dont let u touch?

  • Reply Katie O'Neal July 7, 2019 at 5:40 am

    I came to the comment section bc medicine time is a war and i lose… everytime! I needed a laugh.

  • Reply Annoying Me July 14, 2019 at 5:43 am

    Lmao yeah ok. My cat doesn’t just sit there and let me do any of that. I have to wrap her in my huge heavy comforter so she doesn’t move and she still manages to bite my fingers lol

  • Reply doumkatek Z August 16, 2019 at 3:34 am

    "Did you know your cat has 30 teeth"? Well if you didn't you will after trying the steps in this video.
    Typing this with a sneezing cat on my lap because he won't take his meds

  • Reply Diogenes o Sinopeus August 16, 2019 at 9:04 am

    I got bit, scratched and full of cat saliva and he didn't even took all of the medicine. The blood in my body stopped but my cat is still urinating with blood

  • Reply James Bey August 21, 2019 at 11:29 am

    This cat isn’t having it

  • Reply TheWorldsprayer August 25, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    Its all great except for when the cat sees the medicine bottle and is like NOPE IM OUT!

  • Reply John Leonard Gerilla September 12, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    Th medicine smells like P I N E A P P L E

  • Reply Lippy Da Lips September 15, 2019 at 4:31 pm

    I'm really struggling to give my cat her pills she really doesn't like it, either do I to be honest???, really finding it hard the vets said put it in her food and have been not much help ????

  • Reply Matthew Kesner September 19, 2019 at 2:51 pm

    Lmao… stick your finger down the cat's throat… goodbye finger! ?

  • Reply CrAzyyChiickY September 26, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    My cat got her teeth removed and she has to take a super tiny pill right now for 3 days.
    I got it into her mouth and she start moussing until she got the medicine out and went away.. -_-

  • Reply BeingArtsy September 30, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Hey! Thanks for the laugh. I should have stopped after "all you need is a cat and a pill…" smh

  • Reply Indi Simpson-Romero October 18, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    Please do not give your cat cheese as they are lactose-intolerant that was the first mistake right off the bat 30 seconds in

  • Reply Matt Lee November 7, 2019 at 12:43 am

    I tried this and… I just ended up mixing it with her favorite food…

  • Reply دين محمد November 15, 2019 at 6:43 am

    Please can someone help me .my cat still sick since 4 days please !!

  • Reply Ana Guillo Hernandez December 17, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    One of my cats are super strong!! Lol and I have always had problems even getting him to open his mouth he tightens it up I can't open it the cat on this video is super calm lol is there any other way to give it to him they do not like cat treats they strictly like cat food only the one I'm talking about don't eat any other food but dry food help pls? ?

  • Reply Amy Engleman December 20, 2019 at 3:19 am

    Does anyone's cat stay put like that in that position?? Mine's like a strong oiled snake.

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