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Feature June 2017 Issue

Understand Feline Nasal Disorders

Usually, a runny nose coupled with sneezing will run its course in a few days. If it persists for ten days or more, you should seek out veterinary advice.

Understand Feline Nasal Disorders

Sniffles or a runny nose that last for more than about ten days warrant a call for veterinary attention because they can signify viral or bacterial infection.

Every so often, one of your cats comes down with a bout of the “sniffles.” In most cases, you have nothing to worry about. The sneezing and runny nose should simply fade away within a few days. But if the signs persist for longer than that — especially if the cat is not eating and not behaving normally, or the discharge from her nose thickens and becomes darker in color — a visit to your veterinarian is in order.

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