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Where Sox's ear heavy with wax or dark discharge?
I need you to call your veterinarian and let them know what is going on with Sox. Sometimes older kitties can react to ear cleanings like this and we have no idea of knowing when it will happen. It can resolve with time but we may need to get some medications on board and an ear exam done to check to make sure his ear drums are intact and healthy. Inner ear infections can also cause this.
This is not an uncommon response in cats but we need to get some meds on board to try and help resolve it faster. The not eating is probably because he is a little dizzy (inner ear vertigo symptoms) can make them nauseous.
The condition specifically where one pupil is large and the other is not is called Horner's.
What is Horner's Syndrome?
Horner's syndrome consists of five signs:
Causes in cats are as follows
Middle ear disease: otitis media (infection), inflammatory polyps (growth in the ear), tumors, bulla osteotomy (surgery), and iatrogenic injuries associated with ear cleaning (which is what Sox probably has)
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