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Memorial Cat Hospital in Houston Texas


If you believe your cat is experiencing an emergency Monday – Friday during the hours of 7am-6pm or Saturday during the hours of 8am-1pm, please call us immediately: 713-461-CATS.

In the event that your cat is experiencing an emergency after hours please contact one of our 24/7 emergency partners.

VERGI - 24/7 Emergency & Critical Care Hospital

8921 Katy Freeway

Houston, TX 77024

(713) 932-9589

24/7 Emergency Medicine

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Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists

1030 Wirt Road

Houston, TX 77055

(713) 693-1111

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NHVS - North Houston Veterinary Specialists

19450 Katy Freeway, Suite 200

Houston, TX 77094

(281) 675-6000

24/7 Emergency Medicine

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Symptoms that may signal that your cat is having a health emergency:

  • Labored or stopped breathing

  • Discoloration of the mouth (ex: blue or red gums or tongue)

  • Large cuts or wounds that are excessively bleeding or have visible bone

  • Sudden passing out, collapse, or difficulty to get back up

  • Failure to respond or rouse when called or moved

  • A bite from an unidentified snake or insect

  • A bite from a wild animal or another pet whose vaccination history is unknown to you

  • Seizures

  • Paralysis of the back legs

  • Any combination of vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, staggering, difficulty urinating, and excessive panting or drooling may be signs of anaphylactic shock d lack of urine production may be symptoms of anaphylactic shock

  • Any combination of swelling, hives, excessive salivation, vomiting, and diarrhea may be symptoms of heatstroke

If your cat is suffering from any of the above symptoms or is displaying other severe signs of illness, contact one of the excellent local veterinary ERs recommended above.