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Dr. Gary, Cat Veterinarian
Category: Cat Veterinary
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian, BS (Physiology)
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My cat seems to have trouble keeping his right eye open. I

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My cat seems to have trouble keeping his right eye open. I think there is some tearing (wetness) and he doesn't want me to try and look at him closely.
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the cat's name and age?
Customer: His name is ***** ***** he's 4 years old. He's a Scottish-British mix.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Percy?
Customer: No, he's never had any health problems before.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 2 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

How long has he had these signs?

Any changes to the eyeball itself (ie hazing, clouding, scratches, etc)?

Can you take a photo so I can see what you are seeing? To post it, you can use the paper clip button on the tool bar above the text box (last icon). Or if you cannot see that, then post it on any site (ie Flickr, Photobucket, Imgr Instagram, etc) & paste the link here for me.