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Monkey has just had a tumour removed. Since she's come home she's been obsessively chewing her fingers. For 5 hours now.

I'm at a loss.
what can I do?

I gave her 0.3ml of metacam
 

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Was the tumor on or around her hand/fingers? Don't give any more metacam, it can muffle the pain and cause her to continue to gnaw.
 

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It's likely a stress response. Call your vet, see if you can't get something that'll loop her out like tramadol.
 

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Monkey actually stopped chewing her fingers after about 14 hours. She let me get some sleep and then spent the next night chewing her stitches. It was a long sleepless weekend
 

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If she continues I'd get a Safe T Rodent E Collar.
 
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