Decrease in pus production in an infected bite: always a good thing, or could it mean something bad? [more inside]
My cat's left eye is weepy and shutting. Her inner eyelid looks like it might be infected. What can I do for her? [more inside]
Why does my cat keep getting ear infections? [more inside]
Cat bite that broke the skin: Should I worry yet? [more inside]
The pediatrician says my two-week-old baby has a potential eye infection-- her left eye isn't draining properly yet. The pediatrician prescribed erythromycin ointment. Coincidentally, about three weeks ago, our cat was prescribed erythromycin for her eye infection, which is now long cleared. I still have about four-fifths of a tube. Is there any reason that I shouldn't use the cat's ointment on the baby? It seems like a waste to open another tube of the stuff.
Does my cat have a chronic respiratory infection, or is it possible she just naturally has poor breathing passages? Ever since my partner and I adopted her and her sister in August she has had periodic coughing and hacking fits that have been relatively unaffected by three separate rounds of antibiotics. Now I wonder if maybe she just has the equivalent of a deviated septum, or whether it's time for hospitalization. [more inside]
Cat health filter: strategies for coping with a cat with a recurring herpes based eye infection? [more inside]