How do you clear a cat’s sinuses?

How do you clear a cat’s sinuses?

At home, you can try using a plain (non-medicated) saline nasal spray (available over the counter at any drugstore) if your cat tolerates it. It will help thin any stuck mucus and often stimulates sneezing, which helps expel mucus and bacteria. Tip the bottle upside down to drip 1-2 drops onto each nostril.

How can I tell if my cat has a sinus infection?

Symptoms and Types

  • Sneezing.
  • Facial deformity.
  • Loss of appetite (anorexia)
  • Nasal discharge (i.e., mucus)
  • Decreased air flow (stuffy nose) in one or both nasal passages.
  • Reverse sneezing (when the animal takes in a gasp of air to pull discharge in the back of their nasal passages down into their throats)
  • 13-Feb-2009

    Do cats have sinuses?

    If your kitty has a runny nose, it’s likely due to inflammation, trauma or infection of the tissues in their nasal cavities or sinuses. But if your cat is consistently snotty, then they could have an upper respiratory infection.

    Can cats trigger sinusitis?

    Cats and Pet Dander More than six million people in the United States report an allergy to cats, causing inflammation of the sinus cavity, leading to difficulty breathing and itchy eyes and throat.

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