Sick Kitten- Last Hope!
My kitten and his brother were found abandoned in the middle of the country. They were only a few weeks old at that time. When found, my kitten had a very distinct head tilt that was thought to be an ear infection. The kitten was taken to the emergency vet and our regular vet immediately. He was put on prednisone and antibiotics and was seemingly getting better- less of a head tilt, healthy appetite, putting on weight and playing like a kitty. He is about two months old now and has been on and off medications since he was found.
The vet took him off the prednisone and my kitten's condition seemed to worsen- he had to be carried to the litter box, we needed to feed him by syringe, he has trouble walking, and lacks any energy. They have tested him for cancer/leukemia, and worms but cannot figure out what's wrong with him! I don't want to put him down, so please please let me know of any recommendations you might have for helping this kitten get better.
Answer by Kate
Hi I am sorry I am not a vet and so cannot say what is causing the problem still. All i can say is that sometimes infections can take some time to cure and in some cases may have caused damage in this case to the inner ear, which is very nasty as it can make you feel dizzy and nauseous etc.
Your vet is really the best person to advise, you could even take them to a another vet for there opinion. Sometimes different vets have different approaches to situations.
i hope something can be done to help your kitten.
Best wishes Kate
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