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The swollen, round injury is an abscess. apply almost hot, damp compresses to get it to burst and drain.
What is "human reflex"?
You can apply raw honey to any sore or irritated areas. It is a remarkable healing agent:
He can have little noses pediatric nose drops or an antihistamine for his nose:
add one quarter of a 4 mg chlortrimeten to a tablespoon of baby food chicken or turkey with no onion or garlic.
Give it every 24 hours. It is very tiny so she will not detect it
Any of these are also acceptable:
Benadryl at a dose of 1/2 of a 25 mg tablet given twice daily or
Chlorpheniramine at a dose of 2-4 mg twice a day or
Claritin (Loratadine) at a dose of 2.5-5 mg/cat or
Zyrtec (cetirizine) 5 mg once or twice a day
It is important to ensure that the formulations used contain ONLY the antihistamine and are not combination products (e.g. Claritin-D contains pseudoephedrine, which could cause very significant adverse effects in a cat).
If he has a fever apply a cold compress to his tummy and pads.
I am not worried about his breathing because if he was very ill he would not be eating so well.If he is congested make a steam room in your bathroom by running a hot shower. Take him in for ten minute intervals to break it up.
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