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I found a kitten in the street not sure what to do

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Hello there, I found a kitten in the street not sure what to do
Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the kitten?
Customer: Also, he doesn't look right to me at all
Assistant: Where does the kitten seem to hurt?
Customer: His neck, seems to be head a bit burnt, he can not walk properly
Assistant: OK. No obvious pain. This sounds like it might be serious. I'll let the Veterinarian know what's going on ASAP. Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the kitten?
Customer: I don't think so, where could I bring him?

Hello, you are through to Dr Linda.

As the kitten is unwell, it needs to be brought to the nearest vet straight away.

If you have a pet that is registered with a vet, contact them first. If not, google your nearest clinic. The clinic may be closed given the time but they will provide an out of hours service and the vet there will be able to explain to you where to bring the kitten.

If it is microhipped, they vet will contact the owner.

If not, it may be that a charity such as the RSPCA will stand in.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Thank you! I'll contact them straight away

If you are certain you cannot see an owner nearby, place them in a secure, warm and well-added box or cat carrier.

Offer them some cat food an water if you have it.

The sooner they are seen by the vet the better as if he has actually been burned and is unable to walk he needs immediate care.

Please feel free to keep me updated on this little guy and to ask any further questions you may have.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Alright, thank you for your help! I'll keep you updated

Great, thank you.

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