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Well they gave me eye drops for her eyes gentamicin eye drops . Didn't tell me what eye infection she had . I wasn't back there he look at her eyes when she was getting dental done . So no clue what it was she had . But I was wiping them 4 times day now only one time. How long does it take to see a difference? Well now my mom cat is sick sneezing took him to vet did no test and gave him orbax . He was on that before didn't work . But my mom dumb still thinks it's allergies even the vet on the news said that when animals get allergies its in their skin. This has been going on since April . My cat was sick now her cat is . And my 9 yrsold has congestion and sneezes too now . I don't trust orbax cause it don't work . We will put them on meds it will work for couple weeks then they start getting sick again . I told my mom what it is but she is type that she wants Believe it's allergies . I got two cats my parents have the rest 7 . Well my mom cat has tear duct stains she thinks it's his skin color . He is grey and white not dark brown like the tear duct. I know it's stains from him having this sickness that didn't get taken care of . It looks painful . Is there anyway I can wipe it off there I know they got stuff at pet stores for it? Or home remedies that people use . Im asking cause it's not my cat and she won't let me take him . She won't let me take none of them only mine . I have to look at him and it kills me that's got hurt . How can she not know that's not normal . Or she just does not care . Hell he 12 yrsold and her other cat is 13 yrsold and has it too . My mom says your being obsessed over the cats when Theres nothing wrong . So I try find ways to get rid of tear duct stains cause she won't take him she is all about money . Says she broke but that's dang lie . I take care of them she don't . She said oh don't start that sneezing again . She is mean to them and it pisses me off . She thinks she good person cause she feeds them and gives them water and canned food . There's more to it than that . I have spent 900 bucks on my two cats and I don't care cause they are like my kids . But my parents would rather see these cats sick than spend money on them . We had a cat with stomatitis my mom looked at her mouth and said this is the worst we ever seen it . And did nothing about it. The cat came in my room and slept with me. I had to wipe her off cause she had blood on her mouth and hands from the stomatitis . She was in so much pain she meow when she itch her chin . It was hard for her to get comfortable on my bed. I felt bad seeing her in so much pain I was looking to see if I could find something to get her help but nope . So finally about 2 weeks her being in pain and laying in my room all day . She finally took her vet . They looked and said she had so many sores it was gross and painful . They couldn't do nothing . So we had to put her down . She was only 6 yrsold . They think that her getting bite by snake on her mouth cause her get stomatitis . She was outdoor cat til she got sick then was indoor . So anything I can do for the tear duct tears ? I read they can fix it at the vet not sure how much it be its anesthesia . But she won't take him even if it's 200 bucks she won't. And I can't not ny cat . So I have to sit and watch 7 cats suffer. Im taking mine next week to see get x Ray and pcr done if they have that there . Some places don't do pcr . They just look at cat and say its herpes and give meds and that's it . So im hoping they do . I know they do x Rays . So pcr test will tell me what it is they have ? When do u get results that same day ? Sorry for asking so much but I just found out that her 14 yrsold cat was the one that had it yrs ago when we first got her . I had no clue or I wouldn't got my two cats here . But for some reason they didn't start showing signs til this year . So that means my 7 yrsold cat got it at age 2 when I got her here . She just didn't show no symptoms yet . But im taking them in few days I am broke now so have be when I get paid . I have them do x Rays and pcr and see what we find out .
I know we have had ongoing conversations about the chronic respiratory infections that your cats have. I am not surprised, I think it really demonstrates the difficulty of dealing with upper respiratory viral infections in cats. I'm glad the antibiotic eye drops are helping with your kitty's eyes. You say that the oral antibiotics are not helping your mom's cat with his respiratory infection. Just remember, antibiotics do not treat viral infections, only bacterial infections. If a cat has a viral infection and secondary bacterial infection, or it is strictly a bacterial respiratory infection, then that is when antibiotics will help. If your mom's cat has stains from discharge, and it is just stain and not irritation or infection then I would leave it alone. Stains will not cause a problem. I'm so sorry about your cat that had the stomatitis. It is a very difficult disease to treat. For severe cases, extractions may be recommended. Amazingly enough, once the teeth are gone, the ulcerations and stomatitis clear up. I would recommend that anyone who is reading this and has a cat with stomatitis, please seek care from a veterinarian who is specialty trained in dentistry. Stomatitis is very difficult to treat and using a specialist will in the long run be cheaper and more likely to give a cat relief. Excellent that you are getting the viral testing done for your cat. That will tell you what is causing the chronic respiratory infection and will help with treatment because then you know what you are treating. Finding out the cause can also give you some prediction for the future- in that whether this will be a disease that will be more easily controlled as time goes by. It's always difficult to see a beloved pet miserable or in pain from disease or medical conditions. You are to be commended for all that you are doing to help your babies. I hope things continue to improve for you.
What would be wrong with my 11 week old basset Puppy whose had her 5n1 shot already and when she gets excited she gags and acts like she's going to throw up she's eating and drinking water and she's grown in size goes potty normal and she gags sometimes when she's finished eating???
Congratulations on your new puppy! OK, there can be many causes for the symptoms that you are describing. But, the most common cause for the symptoms that you are describing is trachealbronchitis or kennel cough. Very often when a client brings in their pet with this problem, the symptoms they describe is that it sounds like something is caught in their throat, they make a gagging sound, especially when they get excited, and sometimes cough/gag up phlegm. Let me say that without an exam, this is a guess, and there can be other causes of what you are describing, but kennel cough is one of the more common causes. There are many causes of trachealbronchitis, and several vaccinations for it including bordetella vaccination, canine influenza vaccination, and parainfluenza (usually part of the distemper/parvo combination. I would recommend having your puppy examined. If that is the diagnosis, it will often run its course, but beware it certainly can go into pneumonia. Depending upon what the veterinarian finds, antibiotics is often recommended and cough suppressants (it makes them much more comfortable). Hope this helps!
I found one of my daughters sugar gliders dead in cage this morning and to be honest I don't know when the last time was that she had cleaned the cage. Everything was nasty including food bowls. I cleaned cage and gave new food and water but he just doesn't seem as " lively" as normal. I'm afraid The one we have left might get sick too. Can I give him children's amoxicillin and if so how much?
I'm so sorry about your sugar glider. I would not recommend giving the amoxicillin tonight. The best thing you can do is to have your sugar glider looked at by a veterinarian tomorrow. There could be so many different reasons causing the problem. Husbandry and nutrition is such a large part of their health care, and a lot of times people don't really know what is needed for good health. The best bet is to try to make sure he is eating and drinking tonight, so at least you can report if there is an appetite to your vet. I don't know if you are local but we have Dr. Lindsay Robinson, who has special training in exotic medicine. If you are not local to our clinic then I recommend finding a veterinarian who specializes in exotics. Many doctors do not see exotics because it take special training. I hope everything goes well for you!
What can I do for my cat who is limping from her front paw, before I take her to the vet.
That is actually a very good question. If she is painful, you just want to make sure she is in a place where she is not forced to move around a lot or jump up or off of things. Cats are very sensitive to many drugs including many pain medications. Over the counter pain medications should never be given to cats. One extra strength Tylenol is deadly to cats. So, the best bet is to just let her be, and keep her comfortable until you can get her in to your veterinarian.
My dog just gave birth 24 hours ago and now she has a temp of 104 and is throwing up. She us dehydrated. WhAT Can I do
This is possibly very serious if she just had puppies. I am worried that she may still have an unborn dead puppy in her uterus. It may be something else but I would not wait until the morning but instead I would seek immediate emergency care. I hope it turns out all lright for for you and your new mother.
I have a German shepherd, and he has been limping around and will hold his left front paw up like he's in pain I've checked the arm several times in the past normally he would be back to normal in a few days of rest but this time it seems to not wanna go away but I've seen no signs of injury to it is this normal in large german shepherd dogs he's 8 months and around 100 lbs?
He's really a big boy for 8 months old! There can be many reasons that a dog is limping. If the limping is non-weight bearing then there is always concern that a fracture may be present. Weight bearing limping is commonly caused by a sprain toe. Limping due to a sprain often improves in 24 to 48 hours depending upon the severity of the sprain. But, large breed, fast growing dogs, like your dog, are prone to bone and cartilage problems such as OCD (Osteochondritis Dessicans), Panosteitis, UAP (Ununited Anconeal Process) , or HOD (Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy). OCD or Osteochondritis Dessicans involves cartiledge defects/ anomalies in joints. Panosteitis involves inflammation of the surface of the bones and is most often seen as a shifting leg lameness. Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy causes inflammation of the growth plates of rapidly growing dogs but symptoms are different in that is will involve fever, joint pain and swelling and inappetence. UAP or Ununited Anconeal Process is a developmental defect involving the ulna in the elbow joint. Now that I have thrown out a lot of confusing names and symptoms, let me summarize that the main point is that you need to be aware that rapidly growing large breed dogs are prone to a lot of developmental problems and that the limping you see may not be a simple sprain. Based upon that, I would recommend that owners should have their veterinarian check out their limping dog if their dog is a young, rapidly growing large breed dog. Hopefully, with your dog, it is nothing more than a simple problem. One of the discussions you should have with your veterinarian is the type of diet your dog should be on. Nutrition can contribute to or help prevent many of the these problems. Some companies that do extensive diet research have formulated diets for large breed dogs with these problems in mind. Hope this helps and hope everything works out for your puppy!
Well I got cats tested for fiv and leukemia came back negative .they been on lysine for 3 weeks and I see no improvement . Thought that stuff was suppose to work . Well my cat now has brown discharge coming from her eyes . I have to wipe her eyes off 3 times a day with water . Do u know what this could be ? I know it bothers her cause when i leave lights on she will close her eyes . I read it could be corneal ulcer , tear duct stains , conjunctivitis, glaucoma . There's different eye irritations . Im taking her to the vet today . What kind of eye test can they do to find out what it is ? Cause when I tell them to check it out they may ask what kind of test I want . Will swab culture tell me or cytology or PCR test ? I need to know which test if they ask . I read that they give famciclovir for the virus . I heard its strong stuff . Is it any good for herpes virus ? How about idoxuridine eye drops will that heal corneal ulcer or tear duct stains ? Sorry im asking cause im taking my 7 yrsold vet in few hours and I need to know what test will show why she having eye discharge cause they will probaly ask me what test I want done . Im taking her cause she getting a dental done . My 9 yrsold had dental done few weeks ago . And that's when I had her tested for fiv and leukemia. And when my 7 yrsold got sick I took her vet and she got tested for that too and came back negative . I really hope u can answer these questions . Cause im almost broke since I had to buy cat food and Revolution and tapeworm medicine . For all 9 cats . And now im paying for my Maine coon dental today . So I can't afford to get x Ray or any other test to see what they have if it's herpes or mycoplasma or calci virus or bordtella . I can just afford dental and test to see what is wrong with her eyes . That's why I ask u what's the best test to find out her eye condition . Sometimes it's different discharge color it can be dark brown then it can be pink red color . I have eye drops here but not sure if it clear it up . She been doing this for over a week now . Haven't had money to take her . And it's both eyes . I have neomycin and polymyxin b sulfates and bacitracin zinc ophthalmic ointment for eyes . Will that work ? I haven't tried it cause I was afraid that it would make it worse or make her go blind . Anyways I hope u can help me .
I know we have been having back and forth conversations for some time now, so sorry, if some of these answers may be repeating earlier answers. Let's see if this helps. Lysine is an amino acid that was thought to help in viral infections. It is now the opinion that lysine doesn't help much. Since you have not seen any improvement you may want to discontinue it. You are right, there are different types of eye conditions that can cause irritation and sensitivity to light, so without diagnostics it would be impossible to say what is going on. In regards to testing, you really should do PCR testing since you have multiple cats with upper respiratory infections. This is the gold standard for diagnosing what the cause of the infection is. Otherwise you won't know if you are dealing with a bacterial infection or viral infection. For viral infections both Famciclovir and Idoxuridine are recommended, but again, you really need to identify what is going on. Don't use the Polymyxin b sulfate and bacitracin ainc ointment in her eyes, some cat have reactions to this medication. You are doing great caring for so many cats. You are getting more and more veterinary care performed for their problems. I think your next major step is the PCR test so that you can find out what it is that is causing the chronic respiratory and eye problems. Hang in there!
My weenie dog had her third litter 3 weeks ago and as of yesterday, I have noticed blood in her poo. Is this normal?
Congratulation on your puppies! So fun! As far as blood goes in her bowel movements it depends if it is a problem or not. If she is having a formed bowel movement with a little fresh blood AND she acts like she feels fine- eating, etc. then I would just watch to see what she does with her next bowel movement. But, if it is diarrhea with blood and/or she acts like she doesn't feel well (laying around more, not eating), then I would recommend having her checked out. You can also look at her anal region to see if there is some type of trauma around her anus. Sometimes that is the source of the blood. Of course, if the bleeding continues definitely have her checked out.
Hi my veterinarian prescribed me apoquel 16 mg and the direction say 1/2 tablets by mouth every 12 hours for 14 days I accidentally gave my dog a full pill and I didn't cut it in half is that going to be a problem for him? He weighs 30pounds
No, that should not be a problem. Apoquel has a wide margin of safety and that falls within those parameters. I would skip the next 1/2 tablet dosage and pick up on the next one.
I took my cat to the vet today, they said he was dehydrated and jaundiced, gave me amoxicillin liquid and told me to get him to take water. They just did a visual, didn't even feel of him even though I told them he's having trouble swallowing, when I give him water, he chokes, foams and chews on it. What could cause this?
If your cat is jaundiced and dehydrated, then there is most likely a serious medical problem present. Jaundice (yellow discoloration of the skin, gums and usually the white parts of the eyes) occurs when bilirubin concentration is too high for normal metabolism. There are many diseases and medical conditions that can cause this. These include infections, hepatitis, tumors, excess accumulation of fat in the liver (hepatic lipidosis) massive damage to the liver, excessive destruction of red blood cells, just to name a few. Blood work and other diagnostic tests are needed to be able to determine the cause and to assess what type of treatment is needed. This is serious and I would highly recommend taking your cat to get a second opinion and additional treatment as soon as possible. I'm afraid that putting your cat on Amoxicillin as the only treatment will not be enough. As far as your cat foaming and choking when you give him water, it may because he is nauseous. Very often nausea will be part of the problem with many of these diseases. I'm sorry that your cat is so ill, and I hope he does better.