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Third eye lid is covering about of third of the eye. His…

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Third eye lid is...

Third eye lid is covering about of third of the eye.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. What is the matter with the cat?

His interior third eye lid is not contracting and he is sneezing.

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the cat's name and age?

Budah and is an older cat . I don't know his actual age as he was a rescue cat 5 years ago. He goes outdoors and prefers indoors

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Budah?

He has been sneezing along with his inner lid covering his eyes

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Cat Veterinary
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Beth, Cat Veterinarian replied 3 months ago
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Cat Veterinarian: Dr. Beth, Cat Veterinarian replied 3 months ago

I'm sorry Budah isn't feeling well, with his eyes and the sneezing it sounds like he probably has a kitty cold/upper respiratory infection.

Is he still eating?

Is he holding his eyes pretty open, or do you think he is squinting? That's not too uncommon when they are fighting a respiratory bug that their 3rd eyelids will be up a bit short term, but if they are squinty/winking frequently that is a sign of more significant eye irritation.

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