The appearance of a kitten in the house is boundless happiness for a small child, as well as for an adult animal lover. It's good, if the animal plays cheerfully, runs and eats well.
Features of lacrimation
The kitten has festering eyes for various reasons.A veterinary ophthalmologist identifies several causes of tearing of the eyes. If foreign bodies do not hit the cat's eyes, and they are not injured, the following diseases of these animals may become the cause: chlamydia, mycoplasmosis, toxoplasmosis, eyelid twisting, herpesvirus infection, as well as tear outflow and idiopathic lacrimation. The main symptoms of these diseases are specific discharges from the eyes of a cat that can be watery or purulent.
Transparent, watery lacrimation is not as terrible and dangerous as discharge from the eyes with pus.
If the cat has festering eyes, and a dischargeyellow-green color of the mucous consistency, then we are dealing with purulent discharge. They show that the cat has some kind of disease, an infection has been entered. Having noticed from your pet a discharge from the eyes, you need to know that they testify not only to eye disease, but can also have a systemic character. That is, tear with an admixture of pus suggests that there may be malfunctions in other organs and organ systems. Therefore, if you saw that the kitten's eyes are festering, contact the vet immediately, because the disease, whatever it is, requires a correct diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
First aid to the pet
What can I do myself before I get a vet?You can relieve the condition of the cat, knowing how to give her first aid. And first aid consists in the usual washing of the eyes. Of course, the cat will resist, so it's better to do the procedures not by yourself, but with the assistant.