my 2 week old kitten has gooey eyes that keep sticking shut

by gemma faulkner
(northampton)

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i have just taken on a young stray cat who gave birth to 4 kittens 2 weeks ago, however i have noticed 2 of them had gooey eyes which i cleaned with warm water and cotton wool, however 1 of them seems fine now but the others eyes still stick shut and lots of gooeyness. is there anything i can buy over the counter without an appointment as i have just recently been made redundant from work and struggling to pay for a vet. please help my baby kitten. kind regards gemma.

Answer by Kate

Hi
well it all depends really on whether it is just eye goo or if it is caused by an eye infection.

please see this page for more information

http://www.our-happy-cat.com/cat-eye-problems.html

If it is just gooey eyes then simply washing with cotton wool and warm water is enough. If it is an infection then medication is needed I'm afraid.

Hope they are all well again soon

best wishes Kate

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ill kitten
by: Amy Callaghan

you kitten needes to see a vet if you carnt affored one you can take it to your local animal charity they will help your kitten and most charities wont charge you for the service as their main aim is to help animals and they dont care about money

ok hope your kitten getts beter soon

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