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My cat got an infection from getting scratched by another
My cat got an infection from getting scratched by another cat. I was soaking it with a warm wet towel and rubbed neosporin on his wound. It was healing pretty nice, when he went out for another round … read more
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Rebecca
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Doctoral Degree
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I think my cat's have been play fighting a little too hard
I think my cat's have been play fighting a little too hard and one has a swollen eye and some faint scratches I can see on her head … read more
Joan
Joan
Private
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Dolce scratched above her eye and her ear and it's bleeding
Dolce scratched above her eye and her ear and it's bleeding a little bit. I'm going to trim her claws later, but should I just clean with warm water - or let her take care of it? … read more
Dr. Deb
Dr. Deb
Cat Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
11,073 satisfied customers
Basically I was interested in whether I should use neosporin
Hi, Basically I was interested in whether I should use neosporin on a patch of skin on my cat's neck. Looks like our cat and dog were playing a bit to rough maybe? They often do, and the cat gets scra… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
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Cat has a red raw scrape on her face which looks painful.
What can be done about a red raw scrape on the cat's face below the eye? Her name is***** and 10 years old. It does not appear to be bleeding but looks painful. It has been there for a couple of days … read more
Dr. Lori
Dr. Lori
Doctorate Veterinary Medicine
179 satisfied customers
Her left eye is half open while the right eye is all the way
Her left eye is half open while the right eye is all the way open. … read more
Jess K
Jess K
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
1,514 satisfied customers
My cat got in a cat fight and has a pretty deep cut above his
My cat got in a cat fight and has a pretty deep cut above his left eye 1-2 days ago. His face looks a little swollen and puss is coming out of the wound. I tried to clean it with some tissue but it do… read more
Dr. Matt
Dr. Matt
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,555 satisfied customers
My cat got into a fight with another cat 2 nights ago He has
My cat got into a fight with another cat 2 nights ago He has 2 bite wounds in his face He is acting fine and eating fine bot has some puncture wounds in his face. Is it ok to put neosporin on his woun… read more
Dr. Kara
Dr. Kara
Doctoral Degree
5,427 satisfied customers
I have befriended a ferral cat, after being gone for the weekend
I have befriended a ferral cat, after being gone for the weekend I see that its eyes look infected, runny and red. Is there a home remedy I could use to help him? Thank you… read more
Dr. Andy
Dr. Andy
Medical Director
Doctoral Degree
4,835 satisfied customers
My neighbors indoor cat (Im catsitting#, bit and scratched me on my right arm.
My neighbor's indoor cat (I'm catsitting#, bit and scratched me on my right arm. I had some bleeding and immediately washed the area with anti-bacterial soap, appied 70% alcohol before applying neospo… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
4,656 satisfied customers
I noted a small lesion (pink abrasion-like) to my 10 yo male
I noted a small lesion (pink abrasion-like) to my 10 yo male longhair(white cat's lower jaw/just under the edge of lip (SL laterial to front). He and my others are indoor only. no obvious fighting..so… read more
Denise Colgrove
Denise Colgrove
Relief veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
6,383 satisfied customers
cat: scratched himself (with his hind leg) a little..pinkish..one eye
Sometime today, I think my cat "Tig" (male, 13) scratched himself (with his hind leg) a little too hard near his eye. There is a patch of pinkish skin about the size of a dime at the outside corner of… read more
CriticalCareVet
CriticalCareVet
Veterinary Specialist
Doctoral Degree
57,087 satisfied customers
About a week ago my cat who is an indoor/outdoor cat came home
About a week ago my cat who is an indoor/outdoor cat came home with her right eye and all around it swollen shut and oozing. she was holding her head sideways and walking off balance. I brought her in… read more
Denver ER Doc
Denver ER Doc
Veterinary Acupuncturist, Locum
Doctoral Degree
1,250 satisfied customers
cat: wound is not bleeding..abscess its just trying to heal
My cat has a neck wound, probably from a fight. She is an outdoor cat. The wound is not bleeding and is not an abscess its just trying to heal. She wont stop licking and scratching and its prevents th… read more
Dr. Will
Dr. Will
Doctoral Degree
649 satisfied customers
Our youngest cat has some type of abrasion under her chin,
Our youngest cat has some type of abrasion under her chin, most likely a scratch/bite from playing with our other cat. At first it was a tiny pin point scab and over 3-4 days it has become a bald spot… read more
Dr. Willie
Dr. Willie
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
62 satisfied customers
Hello, My 5 year-old, very healthly cat came home with a
Hello, My 5 year-old, very healthly cat came home with a bald spot the size of a quarter on his chest on day, as if he'd had a wax job done. A week or two later this bald spot where the skin had looke… read more
Dr. P
Dr. P
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
801 satisfied customers
My cat has a bite on his face from a neighborhood cat he fights
My cat has a bite on his face from a neighborhood cat he fights with every few months. Recently I've cleaned the most recent open wound daily with an over the counter (OTC) "Kroger Sterile Saline Woun… read more
Doctor W
Doctor W
Veterinarian
Post-Doctoral Degree
855 satisfied customers
My cat has a weird red bump on his chin. I treated it once
My cat has a weird red bump on his chin. I treated it once with an antibiotic ointment and it seemed to get a bit better. However, today when I put some rubbing alcohol on it, it bled. It's pinkish re… read more
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LSU-Vet
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Doctoral Degree
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