Emergency or Urgent Vet Requirements

After Hours Emergencies

If your cat requires emergency attention call:

Perth Vet Emergency on 1300 040 400. They are open from 6pm to 8am on weekdays, and 24 hours on weekends and public holidays. They are located at the corner of Wanneroo Road and Royal Street in Yokine.

Alternative emergency centres:

Perth Cat Hospital 52 Oxford Close West Leederville: Phone (08) 6489 2222

North: Balcatta Veterinary Hospital open 24 hours a day: Phone (08) 9345 4644

North: Emergency Vet Hospital, Chokolich Street, Wangara open 5pm-8am every night and 24 hours across public holidays: Phone (08) 9200 4460

South: Murdoch Veterinary Hospital Murdoch: Phone 1300 652 494

Urgent or Complex Problems

For urgent problems, it is best to see your own vet.

Cat Haven does not have x-ray facilities yet and therefore problems such as fractures are best seen by your usual veterinary clinic.

What Constitutes an Emergency?

  • Changes in gum colour – look for very pale, brick-red or chocolaty coloured gums
  • Marked lethargy or dullness – sudden changes in level of activity
  • A dramatic increase in breathing rate especially if it has not been a hot day
  • Seizures, heat stroke, collapse
  • Trauma, toxin indigestion, snake bite
  • Severe vomiting or diarrhoea (especially with blood)
  • Severe blood loss
  • Difficulty giving birth – labour of more than 3 hours