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My kitten

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by xoxo2tiff, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. xoxo2tiff

    xoxo2tiff New Egg

    Nov 3, 2014
    i just got a kitten from the shelter and he has been sneezing and he has runny eyes but now there is like black harden stuff below his eyes. I don't know what it is. Please help
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I'm sorry about your kitten! Can you take him/her to a vet? This website is mostly about chickens, so you may not find many people with the veterinary knowledge needed to treat your kitten.
  3. slayv4petz

    slayv4petz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 7, 2014
    I 2nd a trip to the vet, kinda surprised that a shelter would let you take a sick kitten, is it eating and drinking?

    Edit to add, use a wash cloth and warm water to wipe kitty's eyes
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2014
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry about your kitten. [​IMG] Like Wyandottes7 said, you probably won't find much help on a poultry forum. It would be best if you could take it to a vet, or at least get some veterinary advice.

    I think the best place to find any possible help on BYC is in the Other Pets and Livestock section: Other Pets & Livestock

    Good luck!
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2014
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So sorry about your kitten. You need to take this little guy to the vet. I hope he makes a full recovery. [​IMG]
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Did you tell the shelter people what is going on with him.? Some shelters have vet care at lower prices. Or even allow so many days to have the pet seen by a vet & can be returned if ill.
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

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