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Old 05-06-03, 07:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Giving a cat a pill

How to give a cat a pill

1) Pick cat up and cradle it in the crook of your
left arm as if holding a baby. Position right
forefinger and thumb on either side of cat's mouth
and gently apply pressure to cheeks while holding
pill in right hand. As cat opens mouth pop pill into
mouth. Allow cat to close mouth and swallow.

2) Retrieve pill from floor and cat from behind
sofa. Cradle cat in left arm and repeat process.

3) Retrieve cat from bedroom, and throw soggy pill

4) Take new pill from foil wrap, cradle cat in left
arm holding rear paws tightly with left hand. Force
jaws open and push pill to back of mouth with right
forefinger. Hold mouth shut for a count of ten.

5) Retrieve pill from goldfish bowl and cat from top
of wardrobe. Call spouse from garden.

6) Kneel on floor with cat wedged firmly between
knees, hold front and rear paws. Ignore low growls
emitted by cat. Get spouse to hold head firmly with
one hand while forcing wooden ruler into mouth. Drop
pill down ruler and rub cat's throat vigorously.

7) Retrieve cat from curtain rail, get another pill
from foil wrap. Note to buy new ruler and repair
curtains. Carefully sweep shattered figurines and
vases from hearth and set to one side for gluing

8.) Wrap cat in large towel and get spouse to lie on
cat with head just visible from below armpit. Put
pill in end of drinking straw, force mouth open with
pencil and blow down drinking straw.

9) Check label to make sure pill not harmful to
humans. Drink 1 beer to take taste away. Apply
Band-Aid to spouse's forearm and remove blood from
carpet with cold water and soap.

10.) Retrieve cat from neighbor's shed. Get another
pill. Open another beer. Place cat in cupboard, and
close door onto neck, to leave head showing. Force
mouth open with dessert spoon. Flick pill down
throat with elastic band.

11) Fetch screwdriver from garage and put cupboard
door back on hinges Drink beer. Fetch bottle of
scotch. Pour shot, drink. Apply cold compress to
cheek and check records for date of last tetanus
jab. Apply whiskey compress to cheek to disinfect.
Toss back another shot. Throw t-shirt away and
fetch new one from bedroom.

12) Ring fire brigade to retrieve the f------ cat
from tree across the road. Apologies to neighbor who
crashed into fence while swerving to avoid cat. Take
last pill from foil wrap.

13) Tie the little eddie's front paws to rear paws
with garden twine and bind tightly to leg of dining
table, find heavy-duty pruning gloves from shed.
Push pill into mouth followed by large piece of
fillet steak. Be rough about it. Hold head
vertically and pour 2 liters of water down throat to
wash pill down.

14) Consume remainder of Scotch. Get spouse to
drive you to the emergency room, sit quietly while
doctor stitches fingers and forearm and removes pill
remnants from right eye. Call furniture shop on way
home to order new table.

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