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Rebecca, Cat Veterinarian
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I think my cat has allergies has cat dander is scratching

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I think my cat has allergies has cat dander is scratching and sneezes once in awhile he is on indoor cat. my vet said to give him some benadryl
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Using the wrong medication for fleas can be dangerous. You should definitely talk to the veterinarian. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: Ollie hes 2 years old and is 10lb
JA: What is the cat's name?
Customer: Ollie
JA: Is there anything else important you think the veterinarian should know about Ollie?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 month ago.

Hello,
Thank you for using Just Answer. My name is***** am a veterinarian and will do my best to help.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 month ago.

Did the Benadryl help Ollie at all?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
he wont take the pills and the children liquid I don't think I give him enough but he fights with it. he has dander I will put salmon oil on his food once in awhile. he is sneezing not all the time just once in awhile and he scratches and he doesn't have fleas he;s an indoor cat
Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 month ago.

You can try children's nose drops, like Little Noses, for the sneezing.

Fish oil given regularly can help with inflammation, allergies, and dry skin.

Just because he is indoor doesn't mean he does not have fleas; I might consider putting some Frontline on him.

Expert:  Rebecca replied 1 month ago.

I hope you were able to see my response; I have not heard back from you. How is he doing?