Difficulty breathing with a blue-colored tongue.
Swollen or distended abdomen mainly associated with vomiting, retching, or extreme listlessness.
Repeated attempt to urinate in a cat without any urine production.
A broken bone related to being hit by a car or from other trauma.
Ingestion of a toxin. Common pet toxins include but are not limited to:
Rat poisons (D-con)
Prescription, over the counter or illegal drugs (BRING THE CONTAINER WITH YOU)
Artificial sweeteners (e.g., xylitol)
Certain household plants (e.g., Easter Lillies)
Traumas such as being hit by a car, falling from a height, or experiencing blunt force trauma, even if the animal does not show any ill effects.
Collapse/inability to stand or walk.
Loss of balance or consciousness, convulsions, or seizure activity.
Penetrating wounds, such as bite wounds, gunshot or stab wounds.
Bleeding that does not stop within 5 minutes (Apply pressure using a clean cloth while on your way.)
Vomiting or diarrhea with blood.
Heatstroke: heavy panting, weakness, a temperature higher than 104 degrees.