Help!! What can I do to help a puncture wound

XIkyotoQueenx

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My cat attacked my beardie when I was away and my bf let him out. He has a small puncture on his upper rib area. He is acting normals but I don’t know how to treat it. Is vetricyn okay? I haven’t done anything to it yet
 

KarrieRee

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My cat attacked my beardie when I was away and my bf let him out. He has a small puncture on his upper rib area. He is acting normals but I don’t know how to treat it. Is vetricyn okay? I haven’t done anything to it yet
Please get some raw unfiltered honey on it - it's going to kill infection-- please no crickets in the tank and please keep the cat out of the room- your dragon has been traumatized
 

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ok the lack of black beard is good. i second the honey suggestion. it's gotta be the raw unfiltered or manuka kind though. regular honey doesn't have the same healing properties. i haven't heard of vetricyn, so i don't have any input for that.
 

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Please get some raw unfiltered honey on it - it's going to kill infection-- please no crickets in the tank and please keep the cat out of the room- your dragon has been traumatized
ok the lack of black beard is good. i second the honey suggestion. it's gotta be the raw unfiltered or manuka kind though. regular honey doesn't have the same healing properties. i haven't heard of vetricyn, so i don't have any input for that.
Okay I am getting honey, here are the pictures. He does have some stress marks, which is usual in the morning I don’t think he’s a morning guy. Vetricyn plus, it cleans, and it’s an antimicrobial you can use it on wounds or even eyes, I always have it on hand for my animals but I was wondering if it’s reptile safe?

Edit I spent a few minutes with him and stress marks are going away—acting alert and eager for his breakfast this morning. Some more pictures of his wound.
 

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KarrieRee

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Hiccup he is 6 and Blaze is 4
Okay I am getting honey, here are the pictures. He does have some stress marks, which is usual in the morning I don’t think he’s a morning guy. Vetricyn plus, it cleans, and it’s an antimicrobial you can use it on wounds or even eyes, I always have it on hand for my animals but I was wondering if it’s reptile safe?

Edit I spent a few minutes with him and stress marks are going away—acting alert and eager for his breakfast this morning. Some more pictures of his wound.
We can see if AHBD can help w/ the medicine question - its good hes acting normal - just keep an eye on him and away from the cat -
@AHBD
 

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Vetrycin and raw honey are both excellent. The thing that would be a possible problem is that cat bites can cause serious infection so you might need antibiotics. Even a small puncture wound can allow bacteria to enter the blood stream.
 
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XIkyotoQueenx

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Vetrycin and raw honey are both excellent. The thing that would be a possible problem is that cat bites can cause serious infection so you might need antibiotics. Even a small puncture wound can allow bacteria to enter the blood stream.
Yes I tried telling that to my bf but he wouldn’t listen—thank you I’ll do that right away
 

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