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Where Can I Find Cat Sedatives?

Where Can I Find Cat Sedatives?

Cat sedatives are useful for travel, introducing new pets to the household or any time your cat may be scared from fireworks, construction or thunderstorms. Unlike a prescription sedative, Licks ZEN Calming Aid uses natural ingredients that really work! I was impressed by how quickly this took affect on my Norwegian Forest Cat. This gravy-like, cat sedative supplement calmed my boy right down.

You can skip the vet appointment now and get a calming aid/sedative delivered to your door that is safe and effective. Please always take your cats to a vet first to rule out health problems.

Ingredients in Licks Zen Calming Aid Include:

  • Tryptophan (the natural calming amino acid found in turkey and other foods), 75 mg
  • L-Theanine (another natural amino acid) 35 mg
  • Eleuthero Root (Organic) 25 mg
  • Ashwagandha Root (Organic) 15 mg
  • Natural Roasted Chicken Flavor
  • Natural Rosemary

Licks ZEN is 100% Human Grade and Made in America!

Unlike cheap products made in China with unknown ingredients, Licks Zen is made in America and claims to use 100% human grade ingredients. There is a label that says it is for use in cats only but I guess hypothetically you could taste it yourself. I am not recommending this however!

How Do You Administer Licks Zen Calming Aid To Cats?

You can add the gravy like liquid to wet cat food, put it in their mouth directly or put it on their paw to lick off. Some cats like the taste, some will not touch it or go near it. If your cat doesn’t like the taste you can put it on their paw and being clean freaks they will lick it off anyway or get a syringe (no needle) made for giving liquid medication and use that to squeeze it into their mouth.

I have to admit, my boy was not crazy about the taste though it didn’t smell bad to me. It had a very rich, meaty/gravy smell. I ended up putting a tiny bit on his paw to lick off.

A Small Amount Works. You Don’t Have to Use the Whole Packet!

The box contains 30 single serving packets. I used a small amount that was not the whole dose. You might try this and see if it works for your cat too. The packets are handy since you can take just one with you to the vet or on a trip.

How Well Does Licks ZEN Calming Aid Work for Cats?

I was amazed how well this worked on my boy. We had run out of his usual anti-anxiety supplement and tried this instead. If you need to calm your cat right down, I would definitely try this.

Do I Recommend Licks ZEN Calming Aid for Cats?

I recommend Licks ZEN Calming Aid for cat for travel, thunderstorms, fireworks or other one time events when you need to calm your cat down. I also recommend it for a very scared, nervous or aggressive cat. I do not prefer it for everyday use since my cat doesn’t like the taste and therefore it would be hard to give it to him all the time. It also seems to make him tired and I wouldn’t want to drug my cat so he is tired all the time. For specific uses however, I think this a great product!

What Do I Recommend For Everyday Cat Calming?

If you have to give your cat something for everyday use (nervous, jumpy, scared cat or one that pees outside the box due to anxiety), I recommend these products. Jackson Galaxy Drops that go on the fur, and Sentry Calming Collar. Those are what I use on my cat on a daily basis with great results. Check out my reviews by clicking the links above.

If you have any thoughts or questions on finding a cat sedative, please leave a comment below!


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  1. Danielle Packer

    This site really helped me understand what I needed to help my cat relax while we drive for many hours as he gets very stressed. Thanks for the tip, I’ll be sure to follow them 🙂

    1. Jessica (Post author)

      Hello Danielle,

      I hope these products work as well for you as they do for my kitties. There is no reason to have stressed kitties if we can give them these products to make life easier! Thank you for stopping by,

  2. Jill

    Hi Jessica,
    It is so good to find a natural, safe way to keep a cat calm. There is nothing worse than trying to keep your cat calm and happy when taking him to the vet. It is so hard on the poor kitty to be frightened and unnecessary when there is something they can safely take.
    Thanks for this information, Jessica.

    1. Jessica (Post author)

      Hello Jill,
      Yes, there is just no need to have our poor pets stressed out unnecessarily. I am so glad I found these products that work! Thank you for stopping by and commenting.


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