What can cause a swollen face?
Common causes of facial swelling include:
- allergic reaction.
- eye infection, such as allergic conjunctivitis.
- side effect of medication.
- cellulitis, a bacterial infection of the skin.
- hormonal disturbance, such as thyroid diseases.
When to worry about a kitten’s pot belly?
If the kitten is being reared by its mother, it may be several weeks before its condition is noticed. If it is being hand-reared, you will soon notice a problem. This condition can create a swollen stomach, or pot-belly appearance. Sometimes a Partial Blockage occurs, where some stool is released but some is retained within the body cavity.
Can a 3 week old kitten be wormed?
Sick kittens or kittens under 3 weeks old should only be wormed under veterinary supervision e.g. if they have a severe worm burden which is compromising their health and growth. Before each dosing the kittens should be accurately weighed, since too little wormer will be ineffective and too much may cause illness.
How big is my 15 week old kitten?
Now, at 15-16 weeks old, he is still small for his age (about 2 1/2 pounds) but finally seems stable. He’s eating, growing, filling out with muscles, having reasonably normal stools (a bit soft, but not runny, and no blood or mucus), and doing typical kitten zooming and pouncing and playing.
Why does my kitten have a big belly?
On May 8 my neighbors found and brought me a 4-week-old kitten who was undersized and potbellied, just basically a bundle of bones with skin loosely draped over them, and this big bulging belly. We suspect his mother dropped him off because he wasn’t thriving.
What causes sudden swelling in the face of a cat?
Penetrating injuries with sharp objects such as thorns may introduce infection in a fashion similar to a cat bite. Other possible causes of sudden swelling of the face or other body parts include trauma to the area, bleeding into the tissues of the area (a so-called hematoma), and even tumors that have become irritated or infected.
Is it easier to care for a 4 week old kitten?
However as the day goes by and now that they are in the fourth week of their lives, things may finally start to feel a tad bit easier for you. Not only do they not need to be fed as often as in the first two weeks, they have also become stronger and more active.
When to wean a kitten from fading kitten syndrome?
Newborn kittens should be fed formula or milk every two hours. Weaning onto mush can begin at approximately four weeks of age. A kitten lost to fading kitten syndrome can sometimes be a harbinger of problems for the littermates.
Why does my 4 week old kitten wobble?
Now that they are learning to properly balance themselves and walk more often, you may crack a smile every single time you catch their glimpse as they roam around. At this point their heads are larger than their entire body, which is the reason why they wobble their way around. As their curiosity and activity increase, so is your responsibility.