First aid quiz


Signs of heat-stroke
Cat is limping
cat is panting, dribbling saliva and is disorientated
cat is very aggressive
What is hypothermia
Abnormal increase in body temperature
Abnormal decrease in body temperature
Lack of breathing
What is not an emergency
A tick bite
Repeated vomiting
Cat appears to be unbalanced
When fractures are suspected
Bandage tightly
Leave it alone
Move the broken limb to determine the extent of the fracture
What is CPR?
Coronary problems and resuscitation
Cuts, poisons and rheumatism
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
A common sign of a tail bite after a cat fight is
Cat is slashing its tale repeatedly
Cat cannot raise its tail
Cat has no adverse signs
When rescuing a cat which has been drowning you should first
Press hard on the ribcage to remove the excess water from the lungs
Leave the cat to recover by itself
Hold the cat by the hind legs and swing gently from side to side to remove excess water
Before starting artificial respiration you should:
Check that the cat has no fractures
Check that the cat is not bleeding
Check that the cat is not breathing
If the cat is not breathing but has a heart-beat
You perform artificial respiration
You perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
You open the cat's mouth wide to get some air in
To check if the cat has a heartbeat:
Press your fingers against cat's neck to feell for a pulse
Press your fingers on the cat paw
Press your fingers on the central lower chest just below the ribcage
Which is not a sign of a cat in a shock?
Rapid breathing
Pale or white gums
Lack of heartbeat
When a cat has been poisoned it is usually a good idea to induce vomiting unless the cat has swallowed:
Poisoning characterised by intense painful seizures caused by the slightest stimulation (tapping the cat, clapping hands) is from
Strychnine poisoning
Arsenic poisoning
Lead poisoning
When the cat swallows a corrosive substance, you should
Induce vomiting
Administer soda in water followed by two teaspoons of vegetable oil
Administer a teaspoon of salt in warm water
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