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How long does a cat cold last Its been five days and I am

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How long does a cat cold last? It's been five days and I am getting worried?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 7 years ago.
Hello there,

Cats do not catch colds like people do. They can get several different respiratory viruses and bacterial infections. Most cats need 1-2 weeks of oral antibiotics to clear the infections.