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#1 Apageintime

Posted 24 January 2013 - 03:47 PM

So we aquired a new kitten, and he's a little tyrant.

He's been bullying my big cats and one has quite a deep scratch on the pink front part of his nose. I wiped it with slightly salty water each day, but it doesn't appear to be healing at all (3 days now). It's not overly red or pus filled (I'd go straight to the vet if it was), it just doesn't seem to be healing, because he keeps licking it.

So EB is there anything I can do to help Master Elliott heal his little nose?

#2 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 24 January 2013 - 04:30 PM

Poor Elliott.

I can't think of anything that wouldn't also prevent him from drinking and eating, and in this heat he needs to be able to drink.

I hate to say it, but might be worth at least a phonecall to the vet - possibly wound guard or something similar could be applied on his nose (it tastes awful), but I'd be very wary of doing that without a vet's say-so.

#3 Apageintime

Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:21 PM

Thats pretty much what I thought.

I called the vets and they said that they could clean it up and give him some antibiotics for it, I guess thats better than nothing for him. Hopefully it heals soon.

Now to teach the little one not to be such a bully.

#4 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:26 PM

Poor kitty. Not sure how to teach a kitteh manners though!

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