When Care Can’t Wait
During our regular business hours, the medical staff and resources at Uniquely Cats Veterinary Center are available to help should your kitty require emergency care. If possible, please call in advance so we can prepare for your arrival. We may refer critical care cases where 24/7 hospitalization is needed.
However, medical emergencies for your beloved cat can, and often do, happen outside of normal business hours. In these cases we recommend you visit the nearest 24/7 veterinary emergency hospital. Emergency services are provided at the following animal hospitals:
Boulder Emergency Pet Clinic (BEPC)
Hours: 5:30 pm – 8:00 am, M – F. Open 24 hours on weekends and holidays.
BEPC is located at 1658 30th St. Boulder Co 80301. Located at 30th and Arapahoe in the King Soopers shopping center.
Alpenglow Veterinary Specialty + Emergency Center
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days per week, including holidays.
Located at 3640 Walnut Street, Boulder CO 80301
Animal Emergency & Critical Care (AECC)
Hours: 6:00 pm – 8:00 am M – F. Open 24 hours on weekends and holidays.
AECC is located at 104 S. Main St. Longmont, CO 80501, two blocks north of the Diagonal 119 on US 287/Main St, in the same building as Aspen Meadows Veterinary Specialty.
When to Seek Emergency Care for Your Cat
You know your cat better than anyone else. The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your cat is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait.
However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care:
- Difficulty breathing
- Sudden onset abdominal swelling
- Electric shock
- Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
- Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
- Sudden onset of weakness or inability to walk
- High or low temperature (more than 104 or less than 100 degrees)
- Discomfort, straining or inability to urinate or defecate
- Pale or white gums
- Traumatic injuries
- Suspected poisoning