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29 Apr 2004

URGENT HELP FROM ANYONE WHO KNOWS WHAT THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT PLEASE!!!
my kitty was bitten by a spider last night on her paw and possibly on her nose! My hubby thinks it was a black widow. She looks fine this morning and shes still eating and playing etc. if it was a black widow how long do i have to take her to the vet?? i tried last night but he was closed and there was no emergancy number. She seems fine this morning like i said but i really need to know if she is going to be ok??

Any one advice please??
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Spider bites invariably cause symptoms almost immediately, or at least within a few hours. If she is still fine the next day, there is nothing to be alarmed about.

Dr Malan van Zyl
Veterinary Specialist Physician
Cape Town
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