Despite modern medicine taking center stage, herbal remedies are still used to treat a variety of everyday afflictions.
Although mainly advertised towards humans, one pet owner decided to treat her cat using turmeric, and the results are beyond hilarious...
Herbal remedies have been used for centuries.
via: GettyAny ailment you can think of is almost certain to have a natural solution.
Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history.And such traditional medicine is still widely practiced today.
Many people think that using plants to treat illness is safer than taking medicine.People have been using plants in folk medicine for centuries.
It is easy to see the appeal.
via: GettyAlthough it isn't always the best solution.
One of the most well-known herbs is turmeric.
via: GettyAnd it's widely known for its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties.
Although it's usually humans that use these herbs.
via: GettyOne woman decided to use it on her cat.
The results are hilarious...
via: FacebookI mean this is hands down one of the prettiest cats I have ever seen.
Thammapa Supamas from Thailand decided to apply a turmeric scrub on her white cat.
via: FacebookDue to him having a fungal infection.
This is her cat before the turmeric wash...
via: FacebookShe took a few before pictures, and we're glad she did.
The medicinal herb is fantastic at treating infections.
via: FacebookAnd saves more than a few dollars on vet bills.
Supamas experimented with a turmeric scrub to see if it would help clear her cat's infection.
via: FacebookBefore moving on to more expensive treatments.
And it seemed to have worked.
via: FacebookAlthough as you can see, the bright yellow stain seemed to have ruined her cat in the process.
And this is the result:
One user commented that the cat looks like Pikachu.
via: FacebookAnd since then, the pictures have grown in popularity.
The owner decided to photoshop Pikachu features onto her cat...
via: Facebook...And post them on Facebook.
I have to admit it's kind of cute.
via: FacebookEven though I do feel kind of sorry for her.
She doesn't seem too bothered by the dye-job.
via: FacebookAnd if anything, Supamas doesn't need to worry about losing her cat now.
She seems to be getting used to her new color.
via: FacebookAnd her leg is healing nicely.
She actually seems pretty chilled about the whole experience.
via: FacebookWe're just glad she's feeling better.