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"A Medicine Cat holds more power in their paws than they can ever dream of. They work together, and are the heartbeat of the clans." -Sparrowsong, First Medicine Cat of SageClan
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SAGECLAN'S
HERB GUIDE
LIST OF HERBS

HERBS IN TERRITORY

-Alder Bark

-Beech Leaves

-Bindweed

-Blackberry Leaves

-Borage Leaves

-Broom

-Burnet

-Catchweed

-Celandine

-Chervil

-Chickweed

-Cob Nuts

-Cobwebs

-Coltsfoot

-Comfrey Root

-Daisy Leaf

-Dandelion

-Dock

-Elder Leaves

-Fennel

-Feverfew

-Goatweed

-Hawkweed

-Heather Nectar

-Honey

-Horsetail

-Ivy Leaf

-Juniper Berries

-Lungwort

-Mallow Leaves

-Marigold

-Mint

-Mouse Bile

-Dried Oak Leaves

-Parsley

-Poppy Seeds

-Ragwort

-Ragwort Leaves

-Raspberry Leaves

-Rosemary

-Rush

-Sticks

-Stinging Nettle

-Sweet Sedge

-Tansy

-Watermint

-Wild Garlic

-Wintergreen

-Yarrow

HERBS OUT OF TERRITORY

-Burdock Root

-Catmint

-Chamomile

-Goldenrod

-Lamb's Ear

-Lavender

-Lovage

-Sorrel

-Tormentil

-Thyme

-Willow Bark

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MEDICINES & HERBS

IN TERRITORY

ALDER BARK

Location: Marshlands & Hollow, around wet terrains

Description: The bark of an Alder Tree

Usage: Chewed

Effects: Eases the discomfort of tooth-ache

BEECH LEAVES

Location: Woodlands in dry soil

Description: Large, broad, green leaves

Usage: Carries herbs

Effects: None

- BINDWEED

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow

Description: Arrow-shaped green leaves located on white/pink flowers

Usage: Fastened onto sticks

Effects: Keeps broken bones in place

BLACKBERRY LEAVES

Location: Woodlands

Description: Prickly green leaves on a Blackberry Bush

Usage: Chewed into a pulp

Effects: Eases swelling


BORAGE LEAVES

Location: Woodlands

Description: Hairy leaves on star-shaped flowers

Usage: Consumed by nursing queens

Effects: Helps fever and provides milk

BROOM

Location: Woodlands in small shrubs

Description: Yellow flowers with small leaves

Usage: Used to make poultices

Effects: Helps broken bones and wounds

BURNET

Location: Woodland clearings

Description: Round flowers with green balls in the center

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Helps digestion and constipation

CATCHWEED

Location: The Marshlands and Hollow, in hedges with low vegetation

Description: Fuzzy green balls on stems

Usage: Burrs are placed on pelt with poultices

Effects: Prevents poultices from being rubbed off

CELANDINE

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands & Hollow

Description: Yellow flowers with four petals

Usage: Juice is trickled into eyes

Effects: Soothes damaged eyes


CHERVIL

Location: Woodlands undergrowth

Description: A sweet scented, large shrub with fern-like leaves, small white flowers, and brown knobby roots

Usage: Chewed to extract juice

Effects: Soothes infected wounds, bellyache, and is sometime used during kitting

CHICKWEED

Location: Woodlands

Description: A tall-stemmed plant with large almond-shaped leaves

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Treats Greencough as a weaker alternative to Catmint

COB NUTS

Location: Woodlands

Description: Nuts that fall from a hazel tree that are smooth and brown with hard shells.

Usage: Made into ointments

Effects: Unknown

COBWEBS

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow

Description: Long, thin strands of web spun by spiders

Usage: Pressed onto wounds to soak blood

Effects: Stops or slows down bleeding, also helps bind broken bones


COLTSFOOT

Location: The Marshlands & Hollow around water

Description: A plant with yellow/white flowers

Usage: Chewed into a pulp

Effects: Eases breathing, kitten-cough, and damaged paw-pads


COMFREY ROOT

Location: Marshlands & Hollow

Description: The fat, black roots of a tangy smelling bell-shaped flowering plant.

Usage: Used for lining nests or poultices

Effects: Repairs broken bones, wrenched claws, stiff shoulders, soothes wounds, itching, and the inflammation of joints

DAISY LEAF

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow

Description: Thick, green, oval-shaped leaves on daisies

Usage: Chewed into a paste

Effects: Eases aching joints


DANDELION

Location: Marshlands & Hollow

Description: Round yellow flowers with white florets

Usage: Leaves can be chewed, used for white juices

Effects: Soothes and heals bee stings, the leaves act as a painkiller


DOCK

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow, grows best in leafy areas

Description: Large leafed, tangy plant

Usage: Chewed up and applied to injuries, also lines nests

Effects: Soothes scratches, sore pads, wounds, stings when applied

ELDER LEAVES

Location: Woodlands

Description: Leaves found in 5-9 leaflets on Elder Trees

Usage: Chewed into a poultice

Effects: Helps sprains

FENNEL

Location: Marshland & Hollow near water

Description: Thin spiked leaves

Usage: Stalks are broken to squeeze juice into the patients mouth

Effects: Helps hip pain

FEVERFEW

Location: Marshlands & Hollow

Description: Bushes with small white flowers

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Helps reduce body tempature during illness, soothes pain and headaches

GOATWEED

Location: Marshlands & Hollow near water

Description: Plant with ovave leaves

Usage: Prescribed and given daily

Effects: Eases grief and anxiety

HAWKWEED

Location: Woodlands

Description: Small plants with yellow/orange flowers

Usage: Given as a Catmint alternative

Effects: Same effects as Catmint but weaker

HEATHER NECTAR

Location: Marshlands & Hollow in shaded areas

Description: The nectar from bell-shaped flowers

Usage: Included in mixtures

Effects: Helps swallowing & sweetens herbs

HONEY

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow

Description: A sweet, golden liquid developed by bees

Usage: Consumed or soaked in moss

Effects: Soothes infection, coughing, smoke damaged or sore throats, and helps cats swallow other remedies

HORSETAIL

Location: Marshlands & Hollow

Description: A tall bristly stemed plant

Usage: Chewed into a poultice and applied to wounds

Effects: Treats infection and stops bleeding


IVY LEAF

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow

Description: Leaves grown from ivy vines

Usage: Used to store herbs

Effects: None

JUNIPER BERRIES

Location: Woodlands in dry areas

Description: Purple or blue berries from a green, spikey-leaved Juniper bush

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Soothes bellyache, helps troubled breathing, calms cat, and gives strength

LUNGWORT

Location: Marshlands & Hollow clearing

Description: Dark green plant with grey specks

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Cures Yellowcough

MALLOW LEAVES

Location: Marshlands & Hollow near the water, grown best at Sunhigh

Description: A large, fuzzy, three-leaved plant with a flowering shrub and rosy scent

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Soothes bellyache

MARIGOLD

Location: Marshlands & Hollow near water

Description: A low-grown yellow/orange flower

Usage: Leaves and petals are chewed into a poultice and juice is extracted for use

Effects: Prevents infection, stops bleeding, used for inflammation or stiff joints

MINT

Location: Woodlands

Description: A low grown, green plant with small white/purple flowers

Usage: Rubbed on corpses

Effects: Conceals the scent of death

MOUSE BILE

Location: Anywhere

Description: A foul scented, yellowish green liquid

Usage: Stored in moss and dabbed on pelts

Effects: Removes ticks and fleas

DRIED OAK LEAVES

Location: Woodlands in leaf-fall

Description: Round, dry, colored, ruffled leaves

Usage: Stored when collected and chewed into a poultice to be spread on wounds

Effects: Prevents infection

PARSLEY

Location: Marshlands & Hollow in most soil, grows best in the sun

Description: A tall plant with ragged leaves, sharp scent, and a cold taste

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Stops milk production and cures bellyache

POPPY SEEDS

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow

Description: Tiny round black seeds from dried poppies

Usage: Chewed on, not recommended for queens

Effects: Eases pain, helps cats sleep, soothes shock/stress


RAGWORT LEAVES

Location: The Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow, grows best during leaf-fall

Description: Tall, foul-tasting shrub with yellow flowers

Usage: Crushed, chewed, and mixed with Juniper Berries

Effects: Eases aching joints and keeps strength up

RAGWORT

Location: Woodlands

Description: A ragged plant that looks like a fern

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Gives strength

RASPBERRY LEAVES

Location: Woodlands

Description: Soft-leaved plant with jagged edges

Usage: Acts as a painkiller

Effects: Eases pain and stops bleeding during kitting

ROSEMARY

Location: Woodlands

Description: Tall plant with leaves like needles and purple flowers

Usage: Applied to a corpse before burial

Effects: Conceals the scent of death

RUSH

Location: Marshlands & Hollow in moist or infertile soil

Description: Plants with long, narrow leaves and lavender-colored stalks

Usage: Used to bind broken bones

Effects: Holds bones in place, acts as a cast

STICK

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow

Description: A wooden protusion that comes off trees

Usage: Bitten onto when the patient is in pain and other medicines cannot be used. It's often used during kitting and also used for broken bones

Effects: Distracts cats from pain

STINGING NETTLE

Location: Woodlands

Description: A plant with green, spiny seeds

Usage: Seeds are consumed by patients who've consumed poison. Leaves and/or stems are chewed to a poultice, mixed with Comfrey to help broken bones

Effects: Induces vomiting, helps swelling, broken bones, wounds, and infections

SWEET SEDGE

Location: Marshlands & Hollow during leaf-bare

Description: Plants with long green stems and long buds

Usage: The sap is swallowed

Effects: Eases infection

TANSY

Location: Woodlands

Description: A plant with round yellow leaves and a sweet scent

Usage: Consumed in small doses

Effects: Cures coughs, wounds, poisons, prevents Greencough, and soothes throats


WATERMINT

Location: Marshlands & Hollow near water or moist soil

Description: A small leafy green plant

Usage: Chewed into a pulp before consumption

Effects: Eases bellyache pain

WILD GARLIC

Location: Woodlands

Description: A strong scented plant

Usage: Rolled in

Effects: Prevents infections and rat bites

WINTERGREEN

Location: Woodlands around trees and dry soil

Description: Bushes with red berries

Usage: Treats injuries and poisons

Effects: Helps wounds and cures poison consumption

YARROW

Location: Woodlands

Description: A flowering plant

Usage: Leaves are chewed into a poultice that are given to cats or applied to wounds

Effects: Extracts poison from wounds, induces vomiting to remove toxins, ointment softens and heals pads

OUT OF TERRITORY

BURDOCK ROOT

Location: The driest territories

Description: Tall stemmed plant with a sharp scent

Usage: Dug up from soil, cleansed, then chewed

Effects: Heals infected rat bites

CATMINT

Location: Twoleg gardens

Description: A delicious leafy plant

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Helps cure deadly Greencough and Whitecough

CHAMOMILE

Location: Twoleg gardens

Description: Small white flowers with yellow centers

Usage: Consumed, usually recommended for travelers

Effects: Soothes the mind and strengthens the heart

GOLDENROD

Location: Grasslands

Description: A tall plant with yellow flowers

Usage: Chewed into a poultice

Effects: Helps wound treatment

LAMBS EAR

Location: Mountains

Description: A soft, green, fuzzy plant

Usage: Unknown

Effects: Gives strength

LAVENDER

Location: Twoleg gardens

Description: A small flowering purple plant

Usage: Inhaled or rubbed on a corpse

Effects: Cures fever or conceals the scent of death

LOVAGE

Location: Unknown

Description: Unknown

Usage: Unknown

Effects: Can cure coughs when mixed with other herbs

SORREL

Location: Twoleg gardens

Description: Looks like Dock

Usage: Consumed

Effects: Builds up an appetite, acts as a traveling herb

TORMENTIL

Location: Twoleg gardens and in colder locations

Description: Plant with a strong taste and scent

Usage: Roots are chewed and placed on wounds

Effects: Helps wounds and poison extraction

THYME

Location: Heated areas

Description: A small plant with oval-shaped sticky leaves

Usage: Leaves are chewed

Effects: Calms nerves, anxiety, and shock

WILLOW BARK

Location: Twoleg gardens and city places

Description: The bark of a willow tree

Usage: Unknown

Effects: Eases pain

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NON-HERBAL PROCEDURES

In some cases, herbs may not be the answer for resolving a patients condition. This may be because herbs are not necessary, or the severity of the condition is too high. Medicine Cats are required to know Non-herbal Procedures in the case that herbs are not available.

CPR

Description: CPR is used when a cat has stopped breathing or is struggling to breath usually after drowning.

Usage: Revives the patient to consciousness and expells any substances from their lungs

Procedure:

1. Place your paw on the center of the patients chest

2. Repeatedly push down on the chest about 30 times

3. Tilt the patients head back to open their airways

4. Blow air into their airways

5. Repeat until the patient is conscious and/or substances are expelled from lungs

CLEANSING

Description: Cleansing is performed to clean injuries before using herbs

Usage: Prevents infections

Procedure:

1. Dampen moss in clean water

2. Press the moss against the place of injury and gently rub

3. Continue until the injury is thoroughly cleansed

WARMING

Description: Warming is performed after patients have been exposed to cold tempatures, especially after submerging in cold water.

Usage: Regulates patients back to their normal body tempature

Procedure:

1. Keep patient in a warm area that isn't too heated

2. Keep the patient in one place

3. Rub paws in a fast motion against the skin and repeat until the patient begins to warm up

SWIMMING

Description: Swimming is a good method to help injured patients regain their strength slowly and steadily without exertion.

Usage: Helps the injured regain strength

Procedure:

1. Carefully guide patient to water

2. Help patient gently submerge into the shallow waters

3. Allow the cat to gently excercise in the shallow waters while keeping the place of injury in check. The patient may slowly go into the deeper water with more practice.

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LIST OF POISONS-Deathberries

-Foxglove Seeds

-Deadly Nightshade -Water Hemlock

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POISONS


DEATHBERRIES

Location: Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow in bushes and around water

Description: Red berries from a dark-leaved venomous yew bush

Usage: Occasionally used to end a cats life by consumption

Effects: Kills a cat within minutes of consumption

FOXGLOVE SEEDS

Location: The Marshlands, Woodlands, & Hollow

Description: Tiny black seeds from a Foxglove flower, easily mistaken for Poppy Seeds

Usage: Occasionally used to treat the heart

Effects: Can cause heart failure and paralysis

DEADLY NIGHTSHADE

Location: Marshlands & Hollow in shaded areas by water

Description: A small shrub with bell-shaped flowers with a tint of purple/green and black berries

Usage: Ends a cats life when consumed

Effects: Poisonous, kills the patient

WATER HEMLOCK

Location: Marshlands & Hollow

Description: Green and white flowers in clusters, can be mistaken for Parsley

Usage: Unknown

Effects: Causes writhing, foaming at the mouth, and pain

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MILD CONDITIONS

FEVERS AND HEADACHES

Description: Fevers and headaches are as common as the cold, but can be symptoms of a more severe illness. They can also be the symptoms to a heat stroke or dehydration

Causes: Illness, dehydration, overheating

Symptoms: Pain, irritation at the sunlight and sounds, feeling overheated, dizziness

MILK SHORTAGE

Description: Low milk is common in expecting/nursing queens when there isn't enough milk provided for their kits

Causes: Nursing, pregnancy complications, lack of fertility

Symptoms: Inability to feed kits, young not receiving enough milk

MORNING SICKNESS

Description: Morning sickness only occurs in expecting queens. The condition is natural and can be treated, but not cured

Causes: Pregnancy

Symptoms: Dehydration, nausea, excessive vomiting, rapid heartbeat, headaches, confusion, increase in urination, heartburn

STOMACH ACHE

Description: Stomach aches are common, especially in young felines and are easily treated. However, it can also be the symptom to a serious illness

Causes: Overating, eating something unpleasant, poisons

Symptoms: Stomach cramps, aching

THROAT IRRITATION

Description: Throat irritation can be the sign of many things including allergies and severe illnesses, but the condition usually ends up as a mild case

Causes: Illness, smoke inhalation, chills

Symptoms: Swollen/red throat, raspy tone, itchiness, soreness, dryness

TOOTHACHE

Description: Toothaches may be mild, but can turn into something serious when untreated and result in Gum Disease

Causes: Teeth damage, cavity

Symptoms: Loose tooth/teeth, aching, inflammation of the gums

TROUBLED SLEEPING

Description: Sleep is essential for the health of cats and troubled sleeping can be a sign of problems such as Insomnia and can be the cause to other issues

Causes: Stress, over-working, Depression, Anxiety, nightmares, illness

Symptoms: Over-exhaustion, drowsiness, being unfocused

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ILLNESSES

ASTHMA

Description: Asthma can be life-threatening, especially if left untreated. The condition can also be effected by kitting and allergies

Causes: Allergies, airborne substances, respiratory infections, over-exertion, leafbare, pollution, stress

Symptoms: Unsteady breathing, wheezing, rapid breathing

BLACKCOUGH

Description: Blackcough is an extremely deadly illness with a higher chance of death than survival. It can be treated, but in the later stages nothing can be done and in most cases Medicine Cats end the life of their patients

Causes: Lack of treatment from Greencough, leafbare, other ill cats

Symptoms: Extreme weakness, violent wheezing and coughing, phlegm, blood or pus expelled out the body, sweating, high fever

CHILLS

Description: Chills can be mild but can also claim the life of cats, especially weak elders or kits. The condition can be worsened without treatment or if the patient is groomed. Rest and water along with remedies are recommended

Causes: Cold weather, submerging in cold water for an extended period

Symptoms: Shivering, chills, fever, congestion, exhaustion, aching, sneezing

COUGH

Description: The cough is no different than the twolegs cold. It is not severe, but can easily lead to further illnesses such as Whitecough or Greencough when not treated

Causes: Leafbare, other ill cats, bacteria

Symptoms: Coughing, sneezing, irritation in the throat and/or lungs

DEATH DISEASE

Description: Known to Twolegs as Lyme Disease, the sickness is deadly and slowly kills the patient with painful suffering. The condition is worse than Blackcough with no cure or remedies, the best method is to end the patients life

Causes: Unknown

Symptoms: Stiffness, sensitivity, fever, troubled breathing, lack of appetite, swelling of the lymph nodes

GREENCOUGH

Description: Greencough is similar to sicknesses such as Pneumonia, and is a common chest infection. The illness can be deadly especially for weak cats such as elders and kits. If Greencough is left untreated, it will likely result in death. Cats with the condition MUST be isolated to avoid an outbreak

Causes: Lack of treatment from Whitecough, leafbare, other ill cats

Symptoms: Weakness, coughing, raspful tone, running nose, phlegm, troubled and/or shallow breathing, wheezing, sluggishness

HEARTBURN

Description: Heartburn is common with cats who have a stomach condition or who are expecting, it's easily treated but can be severe and lead to further problems

Causes: Pregnancy, stomach condition

Symptoms: Vomiting after meals, acid in throat and/or mouth, weight loss, lack of appetite, pain during swallowing

HEAT STROKE

Description: Heat strokes can be common especially due to SageClan cats natural long fur that cannot tolerate extreme heat

Causes: Prolonged exposure to extreme heat, exertion in high tempatures

Symptoms: Rapid breathing, weakness, exhaustion, high body tempature, oral redness

HYPOTHERMIA

Description: Hypothermia is common in Leafbare, but can occur at anytime. This occurs when the body struggles or cannot keep its regular body tempature. It comes with the three stages: Mild, Moderate, and Severe. There is no cure and is left in StarClans paws

Causes: Submerging in cold water for an extended period, being in the cold weather for an extended period

Symptoms: Drowsiness, exhaustion, thickening speech, irritation, hallucinations, forgetfulness, enlarging pupils, decrease in heart-rate, decrease in respiration rate, unconsciousness, shivering, poor coordination, poor speech, rigid muscles, weak pulse

JUVENILE KIDNEY DISEASE

Description: Although the condition is unnamed by cats, it is severe and Medicine Cats usually struggle assisting those with the condition. If untreated and severe, cats will die

Causes: Birth defect, hereditary, infection, urinary blockage, trauma

Symptoms: Dehydration, vomiting, loss of ability to urinate, softening of pads, weakness

KITTEN COUGH

Description: Kitten cough is an illness that attacks a kits respiratory system.

Causes: Leafbare, other ill cats, bacteria

Symptoms: Coughing, sneezing

POISONING

Description: Poisoning happens when a cat consumes a venomous herb, rotten prey, etc. Mortality depends on the amount ingested, but it can usually be treated

Causes: Rotten prey, poisonous herbs, tainted water, infected animals

Symptoms: Stomach ache, weakness, dizziness, nausea, foaming at mouth, spasming

TWOLEG PLACE DISEASE

Description: The condition is common among rogues, loners, kittypets, and clan cats who roam the Twoleg Place. It's started by an infected rat and cats who come into contact with it. The illness is similar to Greencough but is dangerous and has an unbearable stench. Patients must be isolated in order to avoid an outbreak

Causes: Infected rats, other ill cats

Symptoms: Violent coughing, loss of appetite, exhaustion, uneasy breathing, fever

WHITECOUGH

Description: Whitecough is one of the most common chest infections like Greencough, but less severe. The illness is quite similar to the cold but can lead to illnesses like Greencough or Blackcough if untreated. It's extremely contagious and can be fatal to kits and elders

Causes: Leafbare, other ill cats

Symptoms: Coughing, sneezing, high tempature, mucus from the nose, exhaustion

YELLOWCOUGH

Description: Yellowcough is a severe chest infection after Greencough that can be just as severe. Like other illnesses, it's contagious and can lead to more severe sicknesses

Causes: Lack of treatment from Whitecough/Greencough, leafbare, other ill cats

Symptoms: Loss of appetite, fever, difficulty breathing

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PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

ACHES

Description: Common in elders or cats who over-exerted themselves

Causes: Overworking, fighting, hunting, training

Symptoms: Reluctance to move, soreness, stiffness

ACHING JOINTS

Description: Common in elders, over-worked warriors, or injured cats, but can also be a sign of Arthritis

Causes: Damp weather, cold, old age

Symptoms: Stiffness or soreness in joints

ADDER BITE

Description: Adder bites can be life-threatening and in many cases, patients die quickly. However, it can be treated when done quickly and correctly

Causes: Coming into contact with an Adder

Symptoms: Bleeding, shock, fever, dizziness, swelling

BLEEDING

Description: Occurs in the wounded or sick

Causes: Injuries, sickness, infection

Symptoms: Pain, weakness, exhaustion

BROKEN BONES

Description: Broken bones usually occur from accidents and in many cases cannot be healed properly, leaving some patients crippled

Causes: Harsh impact

Symptoms: Severe limping, pain, swelling, reluctance to move

BUG STINGS

Description: Common in cats when bugs such as bees, wasps, and other insects strike

Causes: Bees, wasps, ants, other insects

Symptoms: Pain, swelling, irritation, itching, infection

BURNS

Description: Burns are usually uncommon, but can be extremely painful depending on the degree. They are to be treated as soon as possible to avoid further damage

Causes: Exposure to an extremely heated substance, exposure to fire

Symptoms: Flushing, sweating, sensitivity to pain, blistering, skin peeling, redness

CRACKED PADS

Description: Common in Leafbare, usually occuring when pad-pads crack and begin to bleed. Without treatment, infection can set in

Causes: Rough activity, rough surfaces, fighting, cold weather

Symptoms: Hardness, overly tender pads, cracking, bleeding

CUTS

Description: Very common, easily treatable depending on the severity.

Causes: Rough activity, fighting

Symptoms: Pain, minor bleeding

INFECTION

Description: Occurs within untreated injuries and should be treated as soon as possible.

Causes: Untreated injury, poisonous bites

Symptoms: Revolting stench, pain, pus, raw skin, fever

INFECTED EYES

Description: A common conditon in Newleaf and Greenleaf, but can easily lead to blindness

Causes: Infection, injuries within the eye

Symptoms: Watery eyes, swollen red eyes, bleeding

JOINT DISLOCATION

Description: The displacement of the bone from the joint

Causes: Exertion, fighting, accidents, harsh impact

Symptoms: Swelling, pain, visibly odd position in the location

PARALYSIS

Description: Paralysis can occur in multiple forms, and the majority of patients are left with permanent damages

Causes: Ruptured spine, spinal injury, brain damage, stroke, tumor, birth defect

Symptoms: Inability to move, crippled limbs, overfilling of the lungs

RASHES

Description: Common in Greenleaf, sometimes occurs with infections and illnesses

Causes: Over-scratching, heat, allergies

Symptoms: Redness, tender areas, itching, pain

SORES

Description: Aches like a bruise, usually from raw skin

Causes: Rough activity

Symptoms: Redness, raw skin, stiffness

SPRAINS

Description: Injuries towards the ligaments of the joint, from being torn or sprain

Causes: Exertion, accidents, harsh impact, rough activity

Symptoms: Swelling, pain, reluctance to move

SWELLING

Description: Common in injuries and infections

Causes: Wounds, infections, broken bones, stings, bruises, rash, allergies

Symptoms: Pain, inflammation of the skin, sores

THORN SPLINTERS

Description: A common injury that splinters the paw or skin

Causes: Stepping on a thorn, getting caught in a bush

Symptoms: Pain, minor bleeding

TORN CLAWS

Description: A very common injury in which the carotene that holds the blood vessels in the claw have been damaged, usually heals within a few days

Causes: Claws being caught on something, rough surface, rough activity, harsh impact

Symptoms: Broken layers in a claw, limping, pain, swelling, bleeding

VENOMOUS SNAKE BITE

Description: Being bitten by a venomous snake is deadly and can easily kill a cat, but can be treated when performed quickly Causes: Coming into contact with an angered venomous snake

Symptoms: Two punctured holes, redness, swelling, extreme pain, weakness, exhaustion, fever, dizziness, sweating

WOUNDS

Description: Injuries in which the skin, tissue, and/or muscles have been torn. They can life-threatening depending on the severity and can lead to infection, organ damage, or death.

Causes: Fighting, rough activities, etc

Symptoms: Pain, bleeding, irritation, itching

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MENTAL CONDITIONS

Please note that these are serious mental disorders and not something that should be played around with. People may be triggered or insulted when these are mocked and/or roleplayed, so please be considerate and careful when displaying these in roleplay.

ADHD (ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER)

Description: ADHD Often begins in young cats and can easily affect daily activities

Causes: Genetics, brain damage, smoke inhalation during pregnancy

Symptoms: Aggression, fidgeting, hyper-activity, irritability, impulsivity, excitability, difficulty focusing, forgetfulness, short attention span

ANXIETY

Description: Anxiety is a mental health disorder with multiple forms that interfere with daily activities with strong feelings of worry, fear, restlessness, and stress. Anxiety can be treated with simple assistance and minor herbs

Causes: Troubled experiences, stress, phobias, emotional trauma, shock, other mental illnesses, lack of oxygen, stress in a relationship, stress in an environment

Symptoms: Fatigue, restlessness, sweating, hypervigilance, irritability, racing/unwanted thoughts, insomnia, nausea, poor concentration, trembling, avoidance of situations

BIPOLAR DISORDER

Description: Bipolar Disorder is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings that include emotional highs and lows including depression and high energy

Causes: Genetics, biological differences

Symptoms: Mood swings, sadness, elevated mood, anger, anxiety, guilt, hopelessness, discontent, loss of interest, irritability, disorganized behaviors, restlessness, poor concentration, slowness in activity, weight gain/loss, paranoia, depression


CLINICAL DEPRESSION

Description: Depression ranges in severity and has multiple forms. It is quite uncommon among cats and patients are treated with emotional support and gentle herbs

Causes: Certain illnesses, stress, grief, genetic characteristics

Symptoms: Sadness, hopelessness, moodiness, outbursts of anger, guilt, loss of interest, poor concentration, troubled decision making, forgetfulness, delusions, hallucinations, missing activities, withdrawal from others, lack of energy, weight loss/gain, appetite change, sleeping too much/too little

DEMENTIA

Description: Dementia affects the memory of cats, usually elders, that affects their daily functioning. Cats with dementia are usually treated with assistance from those with a healthier and stronger memory

Causes: Old age, brain damage

Symptoms: Memory loss, confusion, mental decline, inability to speak or understand, inability to recognize certain things, personality changes, irritability, restlessness, wandering, loneliness, anxiety, mood swings

INSOMNIA

Description: Insomnia is very common within all ranks of cats and usually comes hand in hand with other mental illnesses

Causes: Physical pain, asthma, depression, anxiety, PTSD, herbs

Symptoms: Difficulty sleeping, waking up at night, waking up unusually early, exhaustion, drowsiness, irritability, depression, anxiety, inability to focus

OCD (OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER)

Description: OCD is a mental disorder involving unreasonable thoughts, obsessions, and fears. It occurs when a cat is trapped in a cycle of obsessions, repetitive thoughts, and behaviors.

Causes: Genetics, environmental factors, stressful events, other illnesses

Symptoms: Anxiety, guilt, panic, food adversion, nightmares, repetitive thoughts, fear of bacteria, needing things to be orderly or symmetrical, aggressive thoughts, unwanted thoughts, doubts, intense stress, avoidance of situations, demanding reassurances

PTSD (POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER)

Description: PTSD Is a mental illness that regards the inability to recover from a traumatic event. This includes difficulties coping and adjusting, overall the struggle to heal. Patients are treated with emotional support and minor herbs to help with anxiety and grief

Causes: Genetics, traumatic incident, stressful experiences

Symptoms: Agitation, hostility, social isolation, flashbacks, anxiety, mistrust, loss of interest, insomnia, nightmares, unwanted thoughts, emotional detachment

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QUEENS TREATMENT

PREGNANCY SYMPTOMS

-Morning Sickness

-Bellyache

-Swelling of the abdomen

-Prey Cravings

-Cramps

DIAGNOSIS PROCEDURE

1. Patient must lay on her side

2. Medicine Cat must gently and thoroughly examine the abdomen for swelling, internal movement and/or vibrations

3. If the theory is confirmed, then the patient is expecting!

GESTATION PERIOD

53 - 68 Days (2 Moons). If the gestation is sooner, then there may be complications with the mother or the young. If the gestation exceeds, then there may be complications and labor may have to be induced.

DIET

An expecting queen should be provided a healthy amount of high-protein and fatty prey such as fish and large birds to support herself and her unborn kits. Queens need as much energy as possible and her diet is essential for the health of her kits. Any herbal remedies during pregnancy should be avoided as much as possible.

After kitting, queens should still eat their fill to stay healthy for their kits and provide a nutricious supply of milk.

HYDRATION

Expecting queens should have access to water at all times. Her hydration is important for the health of her kits and producing an adequate amount of milk. Queens should drink a healthy amount of water everyday to produce milk and keep her kits healthy.

After kitting, keeping hydrated is still highly encouraged, even moreso. Queens should drink a large amount of water everyday to increase the quantity of her milk.

SLEEP

Sleep is also important, including small naps. Queens need to conserve energy and should receive as much rest as possible everyday before kitting.

After kitting, queens won't be able to sleep as much. However, they should still receive a full nights rest and be able to take small naps when she is not busy with her young.

EXERCISE

Excercise in queens should not be daily, but it is encouraged every now and then. It's healthy for the mother and her kits, but she should be guided by a warrior or Medicine Cat in case of complications.

After kitting, the queen will be too busy to excercise as much as she wishes to, and be too exhausted for the first couple weeks. However, as her kits grow and she regains her strength, she will be able to go out on occasion.

CONTRACTIONS

Contractions are normal throughout a queens pregnancy and will increase in in force throughout it until labor is reached. A queens contractions cannot be cured, but they can be eased with subtle herbs.

LABOR SYMPTOMS

-Lower back pain

-Abdominal pain

-Intense contractions

-Disrupted sleep

-Mood swing

-Bellyache

-Broken waters

DELIVERY PROCEDURE

1. Make sure the expecting queen is in a comfortable position with head support and 1-2 cats she chooses to be close by for comfort

2. Keep the queen hydrated during delivery with at least one cat by her head with wet moss to regularly keep her comfortable and cooled down.

3. Place a stick between the queens jaws to bite down on, have extras provided in case.

4. Keep her breathing regulated and in check

5. Instruct her to push when appropriate, keep the pattern consistent

6. After each kit is delivered, immediately remove the amniotic sac. Groom the newborn to keep them warm and help blood circulation.

7. Return the kit to the mother as soon as possible and allow it to suckle for milk . After procedure, check on the queen for any complications then leave her alone with 1-2 cats to bond with her kits. If she is not in the nursery, guide her as soon as she regains her strength.

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SANITARIUM
MILD CONDITION PATIENTS

D.O.R= Date Of Release

S.C= Survival Chance

These patients would be cats that have a minor physical or ill condition that may not have to immediately be tended to. The treatments are simple procedures that don't take long, and the patient should be out within a short amount of time.

NAME USERNAME RANK CONDITION D.O.R S.C
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ILL PATIENTS

D.O.R= Date Of Release

S.C= Survival Chance

These cats are riddled with sickness that attacks their bodily functions on the inside and then out. The patients may be contagious and are usually warned to not go near. Treatments for these patients can be easy to perform and quick to overcome or take a long and difficult healing process.

NAME USERNAME RANK CONDITION D.O.R S.C
Frostfeather Richsourcandy Queen Twoleg Place Disease Unknown 40%
Koiwish Hd1147 Warrior Twoleg Place Disease Unknown 50%
Echoshade Wolfpup892 Warrior Twoleg Place Disease Unknown 50%
Brokensong Cutecat57 Warrior Twoleg Place Disease Unknown 10%
Cinderpelt Bapp0 Warrior Twoleg Place Disease Unknown 20%
Dogpaw Meekthejammer Apprentice Twoleg Place Disease Unknown 50%
Songbird Silencedrose Warrior Twoleg Place Disease Unknown 50%
Mudfern Realitybreaks Warrior Twoleg Place Disease Unknown 50%
  • Frostfeather
  • Koiwish
  • Echoshade
  • Brokensong
  • Cinderpelt
  • Dogpaw
  • Songbird
  • Mudfern
PHYSICAL CONDITION PATIENTS

D.O.R= Date Of Release

S.C= Survival Chance

These patients are cats with a noticeable physical disability to them that may be long-lasting or just the usual battle wounds. The treatments usually take a long time, or the condition may not be treated at all.

NAME USERNAME RANK CONDITION D.O.R S.C
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MENTAL CONDITION PATIENTS

D.O.R= Date Of Release

S.C= Survival Chance

These patients may seem normal on the outside, but their minds aren't like a normal cat's. Mentally ill patients have an issue with their mental state and how they think, sometimes it isn't apparent to others, as these patients do not need to stay in the medicine cat. Treatments for these cats come in the forms of herbs that calm their senses.

NAME USERNAME RANK CONDITION D.O.R S.C
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MISCELLANEOUS

D.O.R= Date Of Release

S.C= Survival Chance

NAME USERNAME RANK CONDITION D.O.R S.C
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