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You can clean the eyes with warm saline and then dry them well with a clean, dry towel.
If the gunk returns right away, you are dealing with an infection and need to see the vet for antibiotics.
The good thing about kittens is that the vet will usually see the whole litter and only charge for one office visit.
I suggest that you ask about this before you go if this is a concern.
Let me know if you have more questions.
The smallest one, or the runt, will often be more succeptible to diseases and other problems.
The vet can take a look at this for you when you make your appointment.
This could be as simple as a flea problem. Many cats are highly allergic to fleas and will lose hair as a result.
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