Five-week-old kitten with runny eyes

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by wordgirl, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

    Apr 14, 2009
    Five weeks ago, my cat, Trixxie, had her first litter of five kittens. They've all had some goopiness/crusties in their eyes at one point or another, but only one continues to have it. When I wipe them, they get very wet soon afterward with clearish liquid, and there is also a considerable amount of green goop. Is she sick?
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2009
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Sounds like an eye infection. Probably need to see a vet to get optical antibiotics.

    Good luck

  3. jnjross

    jnjross Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    yes she has a cold. very common with kittens not normally fatal, but contagous for the others. keep warm and besure she's eatting.

    SINGLE MOM In the Brooder

    May 25, 2009
    Rolla Mo
    I just had this in kittens I rescued. Terrimycin ointment is wha they gave me. The same stuff when my daughter had an infection. 2-3 times a day. they cleared up in about 3 days. hope all goes well & keep wiping with a warm cloth.

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