Can you give eye drops to kittens?

Can you give eye drops to kittens?

“Do not use any over-the-counter eye drops for your cat, unless it’s artificial tears,” Jones says. “Anything medicated can have a negative effect.” Holt adds that eye drops for dogs should also be avoided.

What kind of tea can you give a kitten for an eye infection?

Chamomile tea, eyebright tea, decaffeinated green tea are several kinds you can choose from to use as ingredients for handmade solutions. Boric acid is often found in human eye treatments, but it is water-soluble and mild enough to be proper for kitten use with the antifungal and antiseptic mechanism.

What should I do if my kitten has an eye infection?

Just brew the tea and let it cool until it reaches a lukewarm temperature. Next, resort to an eye-dropper to rinse the affected eyes for about 3 times per day. Or else, a cold teabag can be placed on the eyes for 10 minutes to relax and repeat this several times during the day.

What happens if a kitten’s eye is left untreated?

Kittens can go blind if eye infections are left untreated. In other cases, permanent damage may be done to the conjunctiva or other eye structures. If your kitten is showing the signs listed in the section above, visit the veterinarian right away.

What should I do if my kitten has an URI?

If your kitten happens to have a URI, then additional oral antibiotics might be prescribed. Your vet might want to see your kitten again after a couple of days in order to see if the therapy is adequate and working. With good treatment and proper therapy, the infection should go away within a week or two.

Green Tea. Brew a cup of green tea as you normally would. Once it cools grab an eye dropper or even a washcloth and get a little of tea on a rag or in your dropper. Add a few drops to your kitten’s eye and wipe around and across your kitten’s eye. You can do this treatment a few times a day.

Chamomile tea, eyebright tea, decaffeinated green tea are several kinds you can choose from to use as ingredients for handmade solutions. Boric acid is often found in human eye treatments, but it is water-soluble and mild enough to be proper for kitten use with the antifungal and antiseptic mechanism.

When to put eye ointment in kittens eyes?

You will want to put this in the kittens eyes three times daily for at least 5-7 days. Keep cleaning the eyes before placing the ointment. Note of caution: some kittens can be allergic to the eye ointment. If eyes do not start to improve within 2-3 days or eyes get worse and kittens rub eyes then they may be allergic to the medication.

What should I do if my kittens eyes are glued shut?

Wipe the kittens eyes with a warm wet washcloth several times a day. If any kittens eyes are glued shut due the the dry drainage then gently open the eyes with the washcloth. In some cases, topical antibiotic ointment will be needed.