Question by Materhead: Symptoms of feline leukemia, respiratory infection, or just allergies?
I recently adopted two gorgeous kittens from the local animal shelter. The smaller of the two, a male we named Griffey, has been congested, coughing and sneezing since we brought him home. At first I thought his coughing was attributed to hairballs, but we gave him some hairball treatment with no results. I then got some antibiotics and have been giving him a dose of it twice a day but I still haven’t seen much difference. The vet said we should bring him in to be tested for feline leukemia but from what I’ve been reading he doesn’t have the usual symptoms. He is FULL of energy, eats good, and acts fine. The only trouble is his congested little nose and sneezing/coughing. Any ideas what this could be? I plan on taking him to the vet tomorrow, but I’d love to settle my nerves before then.
Answer by Racquel
as long as they are still eating and being playful.. I wouldnt worry… could just be allergies.
he may need a different antibiotic… the symptoms you describe are not symptoms of feline leukemia.
Hope the kittys are okay. 🙂
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