Q: one eye crying
July 7, 2009 | By Aljona | 4 answers | Expired: 1886 days ago
One of my cats has right eye crying. The cats receive the same diet and care. They sleep also together. But in the morning and during the day I can see that one eye of the oldest one (3 y.o.) is crying. What can it be? It is not an infection, as the cats are kept at home always.
The cat, Mugs, visited the vet before I placed the question. According to the diagnosis, it is the allergy, but no medicine prescribed. What concerns me a lot, the vet didn't advice to change the diet. Both cats, Mugs and Oliver, receive the same dry food, but only Mugs has one eye crying. One day more, another less.
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Jul 09, 2009
Definitely take your kitty to the vet! If it were allergies or even with an upper respiratory infection, most likely both eyes would be tearing instead of just one. It sounds like the one eye may have gotten irritated by something or there could be some infection in it. The vet should diagnose the cause and give you the correct medication. You may need something like Terramycin ointment or some other Ophthalmic drops to clear it up. The tearing means that it is bothering the poor kitty. I have 22 indoor cats and several of them are prone to eye problems.
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Jul 07, 2009
I really don't know and am not qualified to make a "diagnosis", but my best guess would be some type of allergy! However, it is also possible that your cat has a foreign body in its eye that is causing irritation.
Why are you classifying this under "treats"? It could possibly be a serious problem in your cat's eye that, if left untreated, could lead to blindness. A cat's eyes are as delicate as yours and need to be protected!!!!
You should consult a vet so that your cat can be properly diagnosed and treated.
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