How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Lee Your Own Question
Dr. Lee
Dr. Lee, Cat Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 5355
Experience:  8 years of experience in veterinary medicine and surgery
20804272
Type Your Cat Veterinary Question Here...
Dr. Lee is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Is it safe to use Polysporin on cats Active incredients

This answer was rated:

Is it safe to use "Polysporin" on cats? Active incredients include Bacitracin Zinc, Polymyxin B (sulfate) and Gramicidin. What about Polyopthamic eye drops (Polymyxin B and Gramicidin).
Hi. I'm Dr. Lee and will do my best to help.

It is ok to use polysporin on cat skin. With what you are describing, I would suggest to clean the site with hydrogen peroxide every 12 hours, and then applying the antibiotic ointment.
As for the eye drops, it is ok to use as well.
If the skin does not get better in 1 week, then it is best to goto your veterinarian to check for other skin conditions, including mites and fungal disease.

Hope this helps. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns. Thanks.
Dr. Lee and 5 other Cat Veterinary Specialists are ready to help you

Related Cat Veterinary Questions