Taking care of pets is something that is our most important responsibility and should be our priority too. Our pets love us and thus they should have the same love reciprocated to them. By taking care of them it means that they should be given proper love and affection, some of your time and you to take care of their health.
Pets develop diseases easily if not given the proper care and that is why it is necessary for you to get them checked that and not only that you should also know something weird happening with your pet so you can use the medication that you already know instead of going to the vet again and again. For example, if you feel like that your pet likeyourcat has developed some eye infection or something is wrong with its eye them you should get it checked if try using the cat eye drops and ointments that you already know.
How to know if your cat is having some eye problem?
To determine that your cat is having some eye problem you have to see for the symptoms because if left unattended then there is a chance that it can become dangerousfor your cat and it can also be transferred to you or some another member of your family. So you should see if there is any redness in the eye in the tears keep leaking from the eye. You should check the pupils of your cat and see if the white area is still while and the inner lining is pink because that will mean your cat is doing okay.
Cat eye conditions and the solutions to that conditions
Cats can develop various eye conditions and that can be
- Corneal ulcers
- Third eye protrusion
The first thingthat you should know that is you cannot use the human eye drops because they are meant only for the human eye and if used in your cats can cause the blindness. You can use the saline drops only in the case of irritation and allergies and even that with the approval of a veterinarian. Even while using an OTC eye drops consult a veterinarian.
How to give eye drops
If you are a new pet owner then you don’t know how to put the eye drops properly into your cat’s eye and following is how you can do it
- The first thing that you need to do is clean the area under the eye or around the eyes of your cat to wipe off the discharge or dirt that can get in the eye.
- Now hold your cat in between your legsor in your lap wherever you think you can cat both will be comfortable and you can also ask for the help of another person to hold your cat.
- Now holding the jaw of your cat you should tilt its face and with the help of thump pull down the lower lid.
- By the distance of one or a half inch drop the medication I the eye and hold your cat like this for a while.
After that, you can give your cat some treat to divert its attention from medication.