I was watching an episode of The Incredible Pol (a veterinarian in Michigan) on Nat Geo Wild that featured a dog having a leg amputated. Blood loss was mentioned and that got me thinking about cat and dog blood transfusions.
I think I looked this up a few years ago but couldn't remember all the details. I just looked blood donation up (yay Google) and found the above article from Petfinder. It centers around dog blood donation but I found info regarding cat blood donation as well.
In fact a vet clinic in a nearby city has a blood donation program. Our dog is too old to donate but I have a cat who might meet the criteria - but how many cats are chill enough to donate?
Has anyone ever done this? Any current/former vet techs who can add to the discussion? I'm interested in having my cat donate, but I'm not sure how she feels about it!