Have you ever seen a huge Botfly? They are more common than you think and live inside some animals (and sometimes people also).
So Veterinarians routinely remove these creatures from dogs, cats, rabbits, and yes – even squirrels,Watch the video footage of me pulling out one from a cat
If you have a small kitten with a gigantic botfly larvae on its neck, the first thing you should do is contact your local vet for advice. They will be able to provide you with the best course of action to remove the larvae safely and humanely. If you decide to remove it yourself, you should use a pair of tweezers, some petroleum jelly, and a shallow bowl of warm water.
First, apply the petroleum jelly to the tweezers and the area around the larvae. This will help to reduce the irritation as you remove it. Next, gently grasp the larvae with the tweezers and carefully lift it off the kitten’s neck. Finally, place the larvae in the bowl of warm water and submerge it until it is fully removed. Remember to always use caution when removing a botfly larvae from a small animal and to contact your vet if you have any concerns.
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