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Cat sneezing

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TopBitchoftheWitches Sun 05-Nov-17 12:16:03

Boy cat, as of last night is sneezing a lot. In fact i don’t recall him sneezing before.

Do cats get colds? Or is it likely to turn into cat flu?

Obviously vets tomorrow if no better but I thought I would ask those in the know.

NoSquirrels Sun 05-Nov-17 12:20:07

Hmm - watching with interest as my Boy Cat has started sneezing recently. Seems fine in himself, eating, purring, fussing etc. No runny nose or eyes.

Current hypothesis is he might be a bit allergic to the (newish) dog? Or a bit dustier as we've had woodburner on more lately?

Anyway, tips on when to worry would be good!

Sparklingbrook Sun 05-Nov-17 12:21:17

Sparklingcat had a couple of days of sneezing but was apparently fine in all other respects. Just as I was pondering a vets trip it stopped.

If combined with a change in other habits like eating or sleeping I would have been concerned more.

TopBitchoftheWitches Sun 05-Nov-17 12:34:49

He’s fine in himself, eating, sleeping and demanding attention.
No runny eyes or nose.

Maybe it’s nothing then?

DumbledoresApprentice Sun 05-Nov-17 12:37:54

Mine got really sneezy the other day. She had some dried food crud lodged in one of her nostrils. Once I dislodged it the sneezing stopped. She didn’t enjoy me getting it out but it solved the constant sneezing that had been going on for hours.

TopBitchoftheWitches Sun 05-Nov-17 12:40:58

He caught another wood pigeon on Thursday, I wonder if he has some feather up his nose?

I’m going to check in a minute, with a torch. Wish me luck. I bet I get hurt hmm

DumbledoresApprentice Sun 05-Nov-17 13:40:23

Good luck! Cats never seem to listen to “it’s for your own good” grin

ElizaDontlittle Sun 05-Nov-17 13:42:25

My girly definitely sneezes when she's stressed (returning from cattery or vet, kitten being particularly bouncy!) - could it be that ivo all the fireworks?

TopBitchoftheWitches Sun 05-Nov-17 15:36:16

I’ve looked up his nose, despite his wanting to kill me, nothing there.

I’ll see how he goes over night.

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