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Kitten Question

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by tiki244, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I got a kitten today at 3 o clock. She has been sleeping all day. I have noticed that she sneezes a little. Does anyone know what her temperature should be? TY KRIS
     
  2. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
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    I am not sure what a kittens temp should be, but if she is sneezing then that is usually a good sign that a URI is on the way. How old is she?? I would take her to the vet when you can.

    well according to google, the normal temp is 99-102.
     
  3. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I will take her temp. They said she was 8 wks old.
     
  4. Dodgegal79

    Dodgegal79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best to take her to a vet as soons as possible. Rhino is a very contagious and very common. It can be treated and won't be so bad. One of my guys had it and got over it but he was always a bit sick.
     
  5. helmstead

    helmstead Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Alfordsville, IN
    Yup, agreed. Probably URI which are SO very common in kittens. A course of antibiotics will help the kitten with the associated symptoms (crusty eyes, secondary bac infection of the bronchi, etc).

    I love kittens! Can you post pics?[​IMG]
     
  6. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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    Take her to the vet. It sounds like an URI (upper resportory infection).
     
  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Thanks I got an appointment with the vet tommorrow
     
  8. snugglepup

    snugglepup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, make sure she's eating between now and then. These little tiny guys can go downhill so quickly when they stop eating.
     
  9. BarbK

    BarbK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Temp shouldn't be over 102
     
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    The vet said that she is not sick- I was just overreacting I guess-She got her first shot and yes I will take pics and post soon- She looks like a Crele colored kitten:Dstripes with every color
     

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