Every now and then most cats somehow suffer an injury to one or more of their very important paws. Usually you can help them and that quite easily. To assist in your cat’s paw care you will need tweezers, a clean soft towel, a washcloth, and antiseptic. It’s wise to have al of these things available before an injury actually does take place.
If you observe your sweet kitty limping about, collect the supplies you will need, including a damp washcloth, a towel for securing your cat while aiding her/him, and a pair of good household tweezers. You should also have a cat-friendly antiseptic if you think your cat has an injury or scratches on or near his paws.
Secure your resourceful cat into that clean, soft towel with his/her two front paws exposed for cleaning. Still she/he if she/he is frantic by gently stroking her/him for a few minutes or by offering her/him a healthy, nutritious cat treats.
Use the soft, damp washcloth to soothingly wipe the surfaces of your feline’s front paws, one at a time. Softly rub between the paws to take out dirt and any wedged-in material, for instance cat litter or food. Glide the bottom end of the towel up to clean each of your cat's back paws while still securing your cat surrounded by the towel.
Closely inspect your cat's paws to see if there is a splinter or other material blocked in his/her paws. If there is, tenderly use your tweezers to remove it. Apply that cat-friendly antiseptic to the location to thwart infection and help heal the wound.
Examine your cat's paws for any injuries or scrapes that need treatment as well. Apply an antiseptic to all scrapes or cuts.
Remember: If your kitty has any bleeding or deep cuts, call your veterinarian without delay. You should also contact your veterinarian if your cat has matter in her/his paws that is jammed or infecting her/him to rapidly treat the problem safely.