Truth be told, no animals – cat, rabbit or dogs- likes the cone of shame. However, when it comes to your cat’s life, there are quite a number of reasons why a cat cone collar is so crucial. For instance, when a cat undergoes surgery or gets an injury, you may find that it is either scratching or licking the wound so much. So, this is where the cone collar comes into play – to prevent all these licking and scratching, which makes the wound worse and takes too long to heal. There are specific types that your veterinarian provides, but there are far more other options, some even better than the veterinarian one. So, let’s take a look at some of them;
All four paws comfy cone the original
This collar has elastic bands that comfortably holds the cone to your cat’s collar, thereby making it quite difficult to remove and less likely to shift. In addition, the cone includes three sizing strips, which makes it a secure and comfortable fit. It also has foam-backed, padded nylon that provides a majority of the protection. It is quite easy to clean and has a firm weave that won’t catch claws. The collar’s fabric bends and folds, thereby enabling the cat to still eat and drink.
Sungrow comfy cone
This one feels soft and comfortable, yes, but when it comes to protecting incisions and wounds, I can tell you that it is quite effective. It has three Velcro tabs that offer some adjustability and are also able to hold the cone in place. The cone stands out from the cat’s head, ensuring that he has some peripheral vision. If necessary, you can fold it back towards the cat’s body. Also, based on where the wounds are, the cone’s extra versatility offers you extra options for protecting those wounds.
Vivifying recovery pet cone
This one is similar to the one your veterinarian provides. However, it has some unique features that make it way superior. The cone has a softy flannel that surrounds the edges to prevent uncomfortable chafing and rubbing. The fabric used on these edges is made from a lightweight PVC material that won’t weigh down on the head of your pet.
Alfie pet Noah recovery collar
This collar comes in six different sizes, which means that it fits circumferences from 6.5 to 14 inches, accommodating kittens all the way to the large breeds. It has an adjustable, two-strip Velcro closure that allows you to get the perfect fit for your pet.
These are some of the best cat cone collars out there in the market, and the thing is, they are super affordable. Don’t let your cat go through the pain of an unhealed would help it heal faster.