In small kittens, owners often notice a cluster in the eyes of a small amount of pus. Its appearance can be caused by various factors - both natural and pathological.
In order that an animal does not subsequently have complications with eyesight, it is necessary to pay special attention to suppurating eyes, having understood the symptoms and the ways of their treatment.
Causes of pus
If the discharge from the kitten's eyes does not contain pus,And the kitten itself does not show any anxiety, you just need to clean your eyes with a cotton swab and warm boiled water. If the discharge does not stop and begin to acquire an unhealthy shade, the kitten can be suspected of allergies, keratitis, conjunctivitis, or other disease. Dense secretions of greenish or yellow color appear with infectious, fungal or bacterial pathogens. The eyelids of the kitten stick together.
When suspicious discharges appear, you need to contact a veterinary clinic and conduct a series of tests to pinpoint the cause of the illness.
Watery, transparent excretions usually appearAt an allergic reaction to household chemistry, dust, plant pollen and so on. Pus in the eyes can also appear as a result of their mechanical damage - corneal trauma, inaccurate care or getting into the eye of grains of sand. On the injured surface, pathogenic bacteria easily enter, after which problems with the eyes are provided.
How to get rid of pus
If the kitten has reddened his eyes and from them beganAn unhealthy liquid is released, it needs first aid. To do this, prepare an antibacterial broth of chamomile, furacilin (0.02%) or boric acid (2 teaspoons for 0.5 glasses of warm water) and twist the cotton tow from tight. This tourniquet should be dipped into the solution and gently squeezed it onto the eyeball of the animal. Repeat the procedure until the eyes and eyelids are completely cleansed.
If the eyelids of the kitten are stuck together, you can not break them by force - you need to gently squash the crust with warm water and gently remove with a cotton swab.
After washing the festering eyes with antibacterialSolution under the eyelids, you can lay a 1% tetracycline ointment, which before use should be slightly heated, so that it is evenly distributed around the eyeball. Also, eyes should be instilled with special medications - the pipette should be kept above the eye, at a distance of 1-2 centimeters from it.
If the inflammatory process is not stoppedIt is necessary to show the kitten to a qualified veterinarian who will determine the cause and localization of suppuration, correctly select a complex of medicinal drops, ointments and antibiotics, as well as give recommendations for caring for the diseased animal.